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Ind. C.O. Collapses, Dies

August 28, 2012  | 

An Indiana correctional officer collapsed and died Sunday, after working with an "unruly inmate," reports WTHI-TV.

Officer Timothy Betts, 51, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility was escorting the inmate to segregation Sunday.

Officer Betts served at the prison since 1997.

Tags: Corrections, Duty Deaths, Prisoner Transport


Comments (3)

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Jeff @ 8/28/2012 9:26 PM

Every inmate should be locked down and fed bread and water until the prison saves enough money for a nice funeral and a bronze statue for the fallen CO. The inmate should be charged with murder and given a life sentence without the possibility of parole.

Juan 10-13 @ 8/29/2012 8:00 AM

My condolense to the Bettes family.....rest in peace my brother!

Bob@Az. @ 8/29/2012 11:39 AM

Jeff, Great idea!! Hope that pos gets what he deserves. RIP Officer Bettes.

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