Keeper Edwin A. Craft

Keeper Edwin A. Craft

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 18, 1869

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Edwin A. Craft

Keeper Edwin Craft was escorting five inmates to work in the mess hall at Sing Sing State Prison when he was overpowered and strangled. All five escaped but were quickly recaptured. One died in prison on January 21, 1870.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

March 18, 2012

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