Corrections Sergeant Vincent Tatum

Corrections Sergeant Vincent Tatum
Nevada Department of Corrections
End of Watch: September 25, 1982

Biographical Information:
Age: 26
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: Unknown


Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: September 25, 1982
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Unsolved




On  September 25, 1982  the body of  Correction s Sergeant Vincent Tatum ‘s  was found  in the desert east of Las Vegas,  Sergeant Tatum had been shot four times in the head and beaten.  It was later determined that he had  been working an internal investigation at one the prisons in Southern Nevada.  He had disappeared after  leaving the prison in late August.  His body was found a month later.