House Parent Walter Dickey Krouskup

House Parent Walter Dickey Krouskup

Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, September 17, 1977

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Walter Dickey Krouskup

House Parent Walter Krouskup was stabbed to death by four juvenile inmates he was supervising at the Louisiana Training Institute in Monroe, Louisiana.

The four inmates attacked him in a stairwell of a Holly Hall and stabbed him to death with an ice pick before escaping. The juveniles were recaptured and charged with first-degree murder.

House Parent Krouskop was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, three grandchildren, and two sisters.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Ice pick
  • Offender Charged with murder

escape attempt, prisoner custody

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 17, 2020

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