Corrections Officer Walter Wayne Farrow

Photo of Corrections Officer Walter Wayne Farrow
End of Watch: Mon, Jul 16th, 1979
Date of Incident: Mon, Jul 16th, 1979
Cause of Death: Stabbing (Intentional)
Service Time: 15 years
Age: 62


He was survived by his wife and nine children.


Correctional Officer Walter Farrow was stabbed to death in the prison commissary at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri. Another guard was stabbed in the attack but survived.

The man convicted of killing Officer Shaw died in prison on January 26, 2000.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Missouri Department of Corrections Patch
2729 Plaza Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 526-6535


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