Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm
Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm was beaten to death by an inmate at Minnesota Correction Facility–Stillwater at approximately 1:30 pm.
He was supervising inmates in the prison’s industry building when he was attacked by one inmate with a hammer. Officer Gomm was transported to Regions Hospital, in St. Paul, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Officer Gomm had served with the Minnesota Department of Corrections for 16 years.
- Tour: 16 years
- Badge: Not Available
- Cause: Assault
- Weapon: blunt object; hammer
- Offender: In custody