Correctional Officer
Phillip K. Curry
Indiana Department of Correction
Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Age: 34
Served: 1 year, 6 months
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 23E, Line 19
Panel L11, Line 3

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Stabbed
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, December 13, 1994
05:00 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
1 Park Row, Michigan City
Incident County:
LaPorte
Incident Township:
Michigan
Weapon Used:
Shank
Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Evergreen Park Memorial Cemetery, Hobart

   Correctional Officer Phillip Curry was stabbed to death on the third tier of D Cellhouse at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

   As prisoners were being returned to their cells after dinner, Correctional Officer Curry was stabbed in the neck and heart with a homemade, knife-like weapon. He died shortly after being transported to Memorial Hospital in Michigan City.

   Correctional Officer Curry was survived by his three children, fiancée and mother.