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Corrections Officer Mark L. Avery | Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas

Corrections Officer

Mark L. Avery

Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas

End of Watch: Sunday, May 23, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Sentenced to 40 years

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Corrections Officer Mark Avery was beaten to death after he and another officer were attacked in the Lansing Correctional Facility's recreation hall.

The two officers were beaten with barbell plates and a stocking cap filled with pool balls.

Officer Avery was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

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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
May 23, 2015

 

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