Officer Rank: Correctional Officer
Department: Missouri (MO) Department of Corrections
End of Watch: 07/22/2021
Cause: Other: COVID-19
Length of Service: 13 years
Correctional Officer Welch contracted COVID-19 during the commission of his job duties while assigned to the Women’s Eastern Reception and Diagnostic Correctional Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Officer Welch succumbed to complications of COVID-19 on July 22, 2021.