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Correctional Officer Louis F. Jewett, Jr. | New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico

Correctional Officer

Louis F. Jewett, Jr.

New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico

End of Watch: Saturday, April 4, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 5 months

Badge # 458

Cause: Stabbed

Incident Date: 2/26/1981

Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank

Offender: Convicted of murder

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Correctional Officer Louis Jewett was succumbed to stab wounds sustained 28 days earlier when he was attacked while attempting to prevent two inmates from stabbing a third inmate. The third inmate was stabbed to death during the incident.

Both inmates were convicted of two counts of first degree murder. One was sentenced to two life terms to run consecutively with another life term he was serving. The other inmate was sentenced to death. In 1986 Governor Toney Anaya commuted his sentence to life.

Officer Jewett had served with the New Mexico Corrections Department for only five months. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

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As i read all the posts on this page 33 years have past and
i miss you so very much ! We have two beautiful great grand kids now a boy 3 yrs old and a girl 1 yr old { next week.}
I have been so blessed with our wonderful kids they are always there for me always taking care of Mom ! oh yes and one more grandson who just turned 1
So my love 2014 wow i will soon be 70, I never thought i'd
make it a week without you.
I would like thank everyone who took the time to leave a post they mean so much to me , Thank You God Bless you

Sylvia Jewett
wife/widow
April 25, 2014

 

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