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Corrections Employee Edward L. Boyer | Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Employee

Edward L. Boyer

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, June 5, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Died in prison

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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.

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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

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 6, 2015

 

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