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Correctional Officer Josephine Birdene McCallum | Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan

Correctional Officer

Josephine Birdene McCallum

Michigan Department of Corrections, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 24, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer McCallum was raped, strangled, and beaten to death by an inmate while on duty at the Southern Michigan State Prison. Her body was found at the bottom of a stairwell.

A inmate serving 18 to 40 years for kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, and armed robbery was charged with her murder. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

She was survived by her husband and son.

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I do not know you but I just bought your book too soon forgotten on amazon. your husband Bill works for a company I work for but works at a different store .
he is a very interesting man and speaks very highly of you and your son .
R.I.P
Denise

Denise Taylor
friend of Bill her husband
June 17, 2016

 

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