Type of Officer: Corrections Officer
Jurisdiction: Leavenworth
County:Leavenworth
Death Date: 7/31/1973
Added to Memorial: 2006
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Corrections Officer Wayne L. Selle was stabbed to death during an inmate disturbance that started in “A” cellblock. Hooded inmates then took four hostages and demanded an audience with Warden Loren Daggett and representatives of the press. The hostages were released after the warden agreed to meet with a committee of the inmates.