Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife
Correctional Officer Gerald Magee was killed after he was taken hostage inside the state prison. He was stabbed with a knife several times and beaten with blunt instruments by inmates.
Three inmates were charged with his murder. The charges were dismissed against one and the other two were acquitted.
Officer Magee had served with the New Mexico Corrections Department for 14 months.