Governor Corbett Orders State Flag at Capitol Complex and in Luzerne County to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Corrections Officer

Feb 27, 2013, 09:46 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Luzerne County to fly at half-staff in honor of Corrections Officer Eric Williams.

Williams, 34, of Nanticoke, was killed while performing his duties Monday evening at Canaan federal penitentiary in Wayne County. Flags shall remain at half-staff until interment.

All Pennsylvanians are invited to join in this tribute.

Media contactJanet Kelley, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor