Turnkey Patrick J. Fogarty

Turnkey Patrick J. Fogarty

Lewis County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Sunday, August 17, 1958

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Patrick J. Fogarty

Turnkey Patrick Fogarty died after being beaten by three inmates who were escaping from the county jail.

He was transported to a local hospital where he suffered a fatal heart attack. All three inmates were apprehended and charged in connection with the escape and Turnkey Fogarty's death.

Turnkey Fogarty had served with the Lewis County Sheriff's Office for 17 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 77
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Captured

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 17, 2020

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