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Correctional Officer Lawrence A. Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer

Lawrence A. "Frank" Kush, Jr.

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, July 2, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 7/1/1989

Weapon: Blunt object; Pipe

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Correctional Officer Lawrence Kush was murdered by three inmates at the Stateville Correctional Center.

Two of the inmates were sentenced to life in prison for the murder and the other inmate died while awaiting trial.

Correctional Officer Kush had served with the Illinois Department of Corrections for two years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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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

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July 4, 2015


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