Corrections Employee Michael Robert Keel

Photo of Corrections Employee Michael Robert Keel
End of Watch: Wed, Apr 12th, 2023
Date of Incident: Mon, Apr 10th, 2023
Cause of Death: Assault
Service Time: 29 years
Age: 61


His wife of 25 years, Janifer; adult children: Robert, Matthew, Heather, Nathan, and Nicholas; four grandchildren; and a sister


Corrections Employee Keel died from injuries suffered days earlier when he was assaulted by an inmate with a steel pipe.

The inmate was working under the supervision of Corrections Employee Keel in the prison's steel shop when the inmate assaulted him following an argument.


Indiana Department of Correction Patch
302 West Washington Street E-334
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
(371) 232-5711


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