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Principal Keeper George McKelvey | New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Principal Keeper

George McKelvey

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, May 6, 1880

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Not available

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Principal Keeper George McKelvey was stabbed and killed by an inmate at the Elmira Reformatory.

Keeper McKelvey entered the cell of an inmate to remove for disciplinary action. As he handcuffed the suspect, the suspect stabbed Keeper McKelvey in the heart with a knife.

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Rest In Peace Keeper McKelvey, your sacrifice is remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod L. Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections
May 6, 2013

 

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