Correctional Officer Donna Fitzgerald

Correctional Officer Donna Fitzgerald

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, June 25, 2008

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Donna Fitzgerald

Correctional Officer Donna Fitzgerald was attacked and stabbed to death by an inmate at the Tomoka Correctional Institution.

The inmate, who was serving two life sentences for armed sexual assault, was hiding in a shed and attacked Officer Fitzgerald when she approached it.

Officer Fitzgerald had served with the Florida Department of Corrections for 14 years. She is survived by one child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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