Correctional Officer Steven P. Ary, Sr.

Correctional Officer Steven P. Ary, Sr.

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 16, 1973

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Steven P. Ary, Sr.

Correctional Officer Steven Ary was stabbed to death while working at SCI-Graterford. He was attacked in a corridor near the prison's kitchen and stabbed more than 15 times. The 24-year-old inmate was serving a life sentence for the murders of two patrons at a Philadelphia bar three years earlier. The charge of murdering Officer Steven was dismissed in court because the only witness refused to testify.

Officer Ary was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Murder charge dismissed

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God bless you Officer Ary


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