Correction Officer George Motchan

Correction Officer George Motchan

New York City Department of Correction, New York

End of Watch Monday, September 15, 1975

George Motchan

Correction Officer Motchan was shot by an escaping inmate whom Officer Motchan and another officer had escorted to the hospital's dental clinic. The inmate had arranged for a girlfriend to hide a gun in a bathroom stall.

The suspect was eventually captured, tried, convicted and sentenced to the electric chair. His sentence was overturned by the New York Supreme Court and the suspect was then sentenced to life in prison. The suspect is to have a parole hearing in June of 2016.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 9, 1975
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank You all!! Now at age 40 Years old, having also lost my grandmother Dolly this year April 2017, George's wife, I ask you to keep us in your prayers as Grandpa's murderer is up for parole this June. We do not want this murderer granted that right.

Thanks,

Kelly McGlyn
Granddaughter

April 10, 2018

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