Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank
Offender: Sentenced to life
Corrections Employee Gregory Gunter was stabbed to death at FCI Petersburg in Petersburg, Virginia.
He was outside of the prison facility when he heard a radio broadcast of a riot inside the prison. He responded back to the facility alone and encountered a group of approximately 15 inmates being chased by a large group of approximately 50 inmates. He attempted to stop the larger group when he was attacked.
He was stabbed and beaten to death by the inmates who were armed with homemade weapons.
Five inmates were convicted of murder and voluntary manslaughter in connection with is death. They received sentences ranging from 30 years to life in prison.