Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Updates State Flag Order Honoring Fallen Corrections Officer from Luzerne County

Mar 01, 2013, 11:22 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett's order lowering all Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Luzerne County to half-staff in honor of Corrections Officer Eric Williams will end at sunset on March 2, the date of Williams' funeral.

Williams, 34, of Nanticoke, Luzerne County, was killed Monday evening while performing his duties at Canaan federal penitentiary in Wayne County.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor