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Correctional Officer Phillip K. Curry | Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

Correctional Officer

Phillip K. Curry

Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank

Offender: Not available

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Correctional Officer Phillip Curry was stabbed to death on the third tier of D Cellhouse at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

At about 5:00 pm, as prisoners were being returned to their cells after dinner, Correctional Officer Curry was stabbed in the neck and heart with a homemade, knife-like weapon. He died shortly after being transported to Memorial Hospital in Michigan City.

Correctional Officer Curry had served with the Indiana Department of Correction for 1½ years. He was survived by his three children, fiancée and mother.

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RIP Brother Curry.

And may God continue to comfort your family.

It's eerie to read this. I am 34 now and in my first year as a correctional officer. Reading this has helped to keep me on my toes and not complacent around these inmates. Your sacrifice will not be in vain.

Correctional Officer
Federal Bureau of Prisons
January 18, 2016


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