Captain Ike Steele

Captain Ike Steele

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, September 6, 1928

Ike Steele

Captain Ike Steele succumbed to stab wounds sustained three days earlier when he was stabbed by a prisoner at the road prison in Panama City, Florida.

The 21-year-old inmate, serving a 10 year sentence, stabbed Captain Steele when he attempted to force him out of his cell after he refused to work. He was charged with murder, tried, and acquitted.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Monday, September 3, 1928
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace Captain Steele,
May you be resting with the angels!

Linda Merrick

September 6, 2012

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