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, 29, serving a 5 to 10 year term for rape, was convicted of her murder and rape. He died in prison on August 1, 2010.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Died in prison in 2010

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

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

August 5, 2020

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