Correctional Officer Found Dead of Apparent Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound

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Correctional Officer Found Dead of Apparent Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound

Published on July 17, 2017 by Larry Crippen

According to a story on KTRK TV, early Sunday morning a correctional officer was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Ferguson Unit in Midway, Texas. The name of the officer has not been released.

Around six Sunday morning, staff at the unit had tried to make contact with the 40-year-old officer. After they failed to be able to speak with him, they entered the watch tower he was in and found his body.

An investigation is underway by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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