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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Statement Concerning Death Of Correctional Officer Eric Williams

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania issued the following statement concerning the death of Correctional Officer Eric Williams at the United States Penitentiary, Canaan, Pennsylvania:

     The staff at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania extends its condolences to the family of Officer Williams, his coworkers and staff of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility at Canaan, Pennsylvania. This matter is under investigation by the FBI, with the cooperation and assistance of the Bureau of Prisons. Attorneys from the U.S. Attorney’s Office have been assigned to the matter.

     We have no further comment at this time.

Updated April 9, 2015