Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore

Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, August 29, 1981

Ronald W. Moore

Correctional Officer Ronald Moore was stabbed to death by an inmate at the Turney Center Industrial Prison and Farm. The inmate attacked Officer Moore and stabbed him 17 times.

The suspect was sentenced to death but later had the sentence overturned. The suspect was tried a second time in October 2003 and again sentenced to death. On June 3, 2008, his sentence was commuted to life.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 32nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 20, 2013

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