Bio & Incident Details
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Offender: Died in prison
Corrections Employee Edward Boyer died from a blow to the head from an inmate in the dining area of Graterford State Correctional Institute.
In 1975 the inmate was sentenced to three life terms for the murders of two children and a FBI informant in Pittsburgh. On December 8, 1977, he was convicted of Mr. Boyer's murder and received another life sentence. On April 2, 1978, he was found dead in his cell at Graterford State Correctional Institute. An autopsy revealed that he died from a blood clot.
Mr. Boyer was Food Service Instructor for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.