Officer DeMarse’s murder was 48 years ago today

Marquette Branch Prison Officer Earl DeMarse died 48 years ago today, on Sept. 25, 1973. DeMarse, a 26-year officer, was attacked in the auditorium. Fifteen minutes into his shift, he came to Central Control bleeding profusely from multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. His death brought many safety concerns […]