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Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore | Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer

Ronald W. Moore

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, August 29, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Shank

Offender: Sentenced to death

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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.

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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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