Custody Officer
Hiram B. McWilliams
Indiana Department of Correction
Wednesday, November 22, 1911

Age: 40
Served:
Badge #:
Not Included
Not Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Assault
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, November 21, 1911

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
1410 South Clark Boulevard, Clarksville
Incident County:
Clark
Incident Township:
Jeffersonville
Weapon Used:
Blunt object
Suspect Disposition:
Unknown
Burial Place:
Mifflin Cemetery, Mifflin

   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.

   He was struck by an inmate four times with a hammer before being 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.

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This officer has not been submitted for consideration as an eligible line of duty death by the Indiana Department of Correction to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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