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New Hero Search George T. Preston - Jun. 20, 1944 (16130)

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Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice Patch
Resided: TX, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jun. 20, 1944
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 56 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice
2101 E Ben White Blvd  
Austin, TX   78741   USA
(512)442-8367
County: Travis
Dept. Type: State/Corrections
Hero's Rank: Guard
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: TX   USA   Tue. Jun. 20, 1944
Summary: Guard Preston was shot and killed as four inmates escaped from the Wynne Prison Farm near Madisonville, Texas. The prisoners had somehow obtained a key to the prison arsenal. The entered the arsenal and armed themselves. One of the prisoners then shot Guard Preston as he sat in a guard cage. The prisoners then took over the main prison building, took control of the remaining employees, and then stole the warden's car.

All of the inmates were recaptured. The inmate who shot Guard Preston was sentenced to death but the verdict was later remanded

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