Type of Officer: Corrections Officer
Jurisdiction: Lansing
County: Leavenworth
Death Date: 8/19/1978
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Beating
On August 14, 1978, Corrections Officer Martin had been assigned to the state penitentiary hospital unit. He was attacked and fatally beaten by an inmate who was holding a female hostage during an escape attempt. Martin resided in Leavenworth.