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Corporal Wayne Martinez | Wyoming Department of Corrections, Wyoming Wyoming Department of Corrections, Wyoming


Wayne Martinez

Wyoming Department of Corrections, Wyoming

End of Watch: Thursday, June 26, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Not available

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Corporal Wayne Martinez was stabbed to death by inmates during an escape attempt.

The suspects had gained control to the shift commander's office and attacked Corporal Martinez, beating him and stabbing him three times. The suspects then fled in a truck but were stopped when other officers opened fire on them at an exterior fence.

Corporal Martinez had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife, son, four daughters, and his parents.

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Another year has passed since the citizens of Wyoming lost a hero essential to their well being. Your are not forgotten Corporal. R.I.P. God Bless.

Retired Prison Guard G.S. SIEGRIST
County of Bucks, Pa.
June 26, 2015


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