Corrections Employee Nancy Vial

Corrections Employee Nancy Vial

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1977

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Nancy Vial

Corrections Employee Nancy Vial was raped and strangled to death while supervising an inmate work crew inside the food service area at the Attica State Prison.

The inmate who murdered her was convicted of rape and murder.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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A vile and heinous act took the life of a brave public servant. Rest in peace Corrections Officer Vial.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 5, 2017

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