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Officer Dies from Injuries Received While Struggling With Inmate

Officer Dies from Injuries Received While Struggling With Inmate

ODMP.org

September 16, 2010

Corrections Officer Kellie Pena passed away as the result of complications from an injury he received while struggling with an inmate.

On August 19, 2010, Officer Pena and three other officers attempted to restrain an inmate at the Neal Unit in Amarillo, Texas. During the confrontation the inmate was able to push Officer Pena to the ground. Two days later Officer Pena underwent emergency surgery for a hernia which he suffered during the struggle.

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He passed away from a heart attack while still hospitalized from the surgery.

Officer Pena had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for seven years.


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    revCCBeasley

    over 3 years ago

    2944 Comments

    RIP

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Prayers for your family,my brother.Thanks for your years of dedicated service.

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    Sheepdog1

    almost 4 years ago

    480 Comments

    RIP brother

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    lkdavis71

    almost 4 years ago

    1066 Comments

    RIP

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    dpddunbar

    almost 4 years ago

    786 Comments

    RIP Brother

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    philfroggy

    almost 4 years ago

    1564 Comments

    Rest in peace Brother

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    Straightshooter

    almost 4 years ago

    1708 Comments

    Rest in Peace Officer Kellie Pena. My Prayers for your Family, friends and coworkers.

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Rest in Peace Officer Pena. May God embrace your family, friends and fellow staff members at your department.

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    bsibley

    almost 4 years ago

    620 Comments

    RIP Off. Pena

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    bumperdog831

    almost 4 years ago

    264 Comments

    RIP

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    IowaNinersFan

    almost 4 years ago

    20272 Comments

    RIP Officer Pena.

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    dcrump

    almost 4 years ago

    192 Comments

    R.I.P. our law enforcement brother!

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    Anonymous

    almost 4 years ago

    Rest in peace, brother. Prayers going out to your loved ones.

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    Jonas

    almost 4 years ago

    42138 Comments

    Rest In Peace Officer Pena

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    dinapooh

    almost 4 years ago

    532 Comments

    Rest in Peace.

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