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Guard Dock M. Garrett | South Carolina Department of Corrections, South Carolina South Carolina Department of Corrections, South Carolina

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Dock M. Garrett

South Carolina Department of Corrections, South Carolina

End of Watch: Thursday, September 19, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Blunt object; Shovel

Offender: Executed in 1931

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Guard Dock Garrett died after being struck on the head with a shovel near the convict camp in O'Neal Township, Greenville County, during an escape attempt from a road crew.

The inmate who killed Guard Garrett was convicted of murder and subsequently executed in 1931.

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... time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your service and ultimate sacrifice for us. God bless you Guard Dock Garrett, your family, community and your colleagues of the South Caroline Dep't of Corrections.

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September 19, 2015

 

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