Guard Dock M. Garrett

Guard Dock M. Garrett

South Carolina Department of Corrections, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, September 19, 1929

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Dock M. Garrett

Guard Dock Garrett died after being struck on the head with a shovel near the convict camp in O'Neal Township, Greenville County, during an escape attempt from a road crew.

The inmate who killed Guard Garrett was convicted of murder and subsequently executed in 1931.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object; Shovel
  • Offender Executed in 1931

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

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