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Warden Charles Lincoln, Jr. | Massachusetts Department of Correction, Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Correction, Massachusetts

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Charles Lincoln, Jr.

Massachusetts Department of Correction, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Sunday, June 18, 1843

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Committed suicide

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Warden Lincoln was stabbed and killed by a prisoner at the Charlestown State Prison.

Warden Lincoln was walking through the shoe department of the prison when a prisoner approached him from behind and stabbed him in the neck, killing him.

The man was immediately seized by a guard. He was charged with murder.

The inmate was acquitted on the grounds of insanity and was removed from the Charlestown State Prison and placed in the Lunatic Asylum at Worcester. On May 21st, 1884, the subject committed suicide by jumping out of a window at the Lunatic Asylum.

Warden Lincoln had served as the Warden of the State Prison for many years. He was survived by his wife eleven children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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June 18, 2015

 

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