Warden Charles Andrew Farquhar, Jr.

Warden Charles Andrew Farquhar, Jr.

Alabama Department of Corrections, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 23, 1994

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Charles Andrew Farquhar, Jr.

Warden Charles Farquhar was bludgeoned to death by an inmate in his home just outside the Charles Farquhar Cattle Ranch, a state prison ranch named in his honor in Greensboro. The inmate also killed Warden Farquhar's wife and two other inmates in the home.

The 27-year-old inmate, serving a 20 year sentence for theft and attempted murder of a police officer, was angry over being ordered to gather pecans instead of getting the weekend off.

Warden Farquhar is survived by his two sons.


  • Age 74
  • Tour 38 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Sentenced to life

, at home, retaliation

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Rest in peace Warden Farquhar.

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May 31, 2019

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