Type of Officer: Corrections Officer
Jurisdiction: U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth
County: Leavenworth
Death Date: 3/26/1916
Added to Memorial: 2006
Circumstances: Stabbing
Corrections Officer Andrew F. Turner was fatally stabbed by inmate Robert Stroud during the noon meal in the prison dining area. Authorities believed that Stroud stabbed Turner because the guard was going to put him on “report” for bad conduct.