Warden Roy S. Bujol

Warden Roy S. Bujol

West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, October 6, 1982

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Roy S. Bujol

Warden Roy Bujol was fatally stabbed when three inmates attempted to escape from the parish jail. One of the inmates attacked Warden Bujol with a shank and stabbed him in one of the main arteries of his heart.

Despite being mortally wounded, Warden Bujol, with the help of several trustees, was able to keep two of the suspects from escaping. He was then transported to the local hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds two hours later.

The suspects pled guilty to second-degree murder. The 22-year-old inmate who stabbed him was awaiting trial on a murder charge. He was charged with the murder of a nurse he had abducted from the parking lot of a hospital where she worked.

Warden Bujol had served with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Pled guilty to second degree murder

escape attempt

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Daddy I wish I could see you and say how much I love you. You are the best hero a daughter could ever have. I know it has been 40 years now, but to me it seems like I am still living the night you were taken away from me. I know you are always with me. I love you.

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October 13, 2022

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