|Name: Joseph "Dutch" Bowers
This was the first escape attempt since the prison was opened in 1934.
At 11 a.m., Bowers finished working on the prison incinerator. Instead
of going back to the prison, he headed out towards the surrounding wire
fence. The guards ordered him twice to stop, he refused. They shot twice
at the ground. He continued until he reached the fence, then scaled it
and dropped down on the other side. The guards shot twice and hit him in
the neck and his right thigh. He was propelled head first over the cliff
and down 60 feet to the rocks. He died from a bullet lodged into his lungs.