Correction Officer Edward Jaworski

Correction Officer Edward Jaworski

South Dakota Department of Corrections, South Dakota

End of Watch Thursday, September 6, 1951

Edward Jaworski

Correction Officer Edward Jaworski was beaten to death by an inmate armed with a baseball bat.

The 26-year-old inmate, serving a life sentence for murdering his sister-in-law, was convicted of Officer Jaworski's murder and received another life sentence. On September 10, 1953, he was found dead in his cell. An autopsy revealed he died from a blood clot.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object; Bat
  • Offender Died in prison

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Officer Jaworski,
On today, the 66th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of South Dakota. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 6, 2017

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