Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 2/25/2013
Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank
Suspect: In custody
Senior Officer Specialist Eric Williams was stabbed to death by an inmate inside the housing unit at USP Canaan in Waymart, Pennsylvania, at approximately 11:30 pm.
The inmate attacked Officer Williams and stabbed him with a shank before being subdued by other officers. Officer Williams was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Officer Williams had served with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for 18 months. He is survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.