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Prison Guard James W. Woods | Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri

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James W. Woods

Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri

End of Watch: Friday, March 30, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Shot and killed

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Guard James Woods was stabbed to death by an inmate at the Missouri State Penitentiary. The inmate was shot and killed by other corrections officers following the stabbing.

Guard Woods had served with the Missouri Department of Corrections for two months and was the former police chief of Macon, Missouri.

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Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
March 30, 2012

 

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