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Correctional Officer Dies After Falling Down Elevator Shaft

Correctional Officer Dies After Falling Down Elevator Shaft

Correctional Officer Kristopher Moules died after he and an inmate fell down an elevator shaft during a struggle inside of the Luzerne County (PA) Correctional Facility.

The inmate, who was in jail for failing to register as a sex offender, attacked Officer Moules. The two crashed through an elevator door and fell several floors to the bottom of the elevator shaft. Officer Moules was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The inmate also died as a result of the fall.

Officer Moules had served with the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for 10 months.

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  • Pieter Brons

    Rest in peace officer Moules.

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