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Guard James Otis McMurray | Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

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James Otis McMurray

Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, December 9, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 12/8/1920

Weapon: Blunt object

Offender: Not available

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Guard James McMurray succumbed to injuries suffered the previous day when he was beaten by an inmate at the Stateville Correctional Center. The inmate, who resented an order given him by Guard McMurray, hit him with a brick and then grabbed his cane beating him about the head with it causing his death.

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Remembering you today and everyday. Thank you for your service.

Rachel
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December 9, 2015

 

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