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Prison Guard Stabbed to Death by Inmates in California

Discussion in 'Line of Duty Death News' started by kwflatbed, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. kwflatbed

    kwflatbed MassCops Angel Staff Member

    Saturday, June 21, 2008

    ATWATER, California — Officials say a guard has been stabbed to death by inmates at a federal prison in Central California.

    Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin says 22-year-old Jose Rivera was taken to a hospital with stab wounds Friday afternoon and declared dead a short time later.
    The U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater says the officer was stabbed by two inmates with homemade weapons.
    An autopsy is planned and the FBI is investigating.
    The prison is in the San Joaquin Valley about 64 miles northwest of Fresno.,2933,369806,00.html
  2. TacEntry

    TacEntry MassCops Member

    BOP Officer Assaulted & Killed

    The Bureau Mourns the Loss of Officer Jose Rivera
    The Federal Bureau of Prisons mourns the untimely death of a staff member. On Friday, June 20, 2008, at approximately 3:20 p.m., two inmates at the United States Penitentiary, Atwater, California, fatally assaulted Correctional Officer Jose Rivera.
  3. JMB1977

    JMB1977 New Member

    Re: BOP Officer Assaulted & Killed


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