Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Custody Officer Hiram McWilliams died as a result of injuries he suffered the previous day during an assault by an inmate at the Indiana Reformatory in Clarksville.
Custody Officer McWilliams was struck by an inmate four times with a hammer. He was taken to the institution's hospital, where he died from his injuries the following morning.
Custody Officer McWilliams was survived by his wife, sister, three brothers and father.