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Correctional Officer Dale E. Morey | Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

Correctional Officer

Dale E. Morey

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch: Friday, June 22, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Dale Morey and Officer Theodore Buckley were both beaten and stabbed during a prison uprising at the Arizona State Prison. Officer Morey had been attacked in a prison cell block and badly beaten and stabbed. Officer Buckley had gone to his assistance when he was also attacked.

Four inmates were charged with their murders. One was convicted of two counts of first degree murder and sentenced to two life terms on March 4, 1974. Charges were dismissed against the other three.

Officer Morey is survived by his wife, six children, and stepson.

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Correctional Officer Theodore J. Buckley
Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona
End of Watch: Friday, June 22, 1973
Cause: Stabbed

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We are looking for all family survivors from Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Florence Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office holds an annual memorial service the first Thursday in May, and we would like to mail surviving family invitations to be able to view the service via live scan or in person. Please contact me at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

Admin. Assistant Deborah Lopez
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September 2, 2016

 

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