Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 6/26/1997
Weapon: Edged weapon
Suspect: Not available
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.