Yesterday, officers from surrounding jurisdictions joined to escort Lt. Eugene Lasco’s hearse from Franciscan Health in Michigan City to the funeral home. Lt. Eugene Lasco was fatally stabbed by an inmate over the weekend while working at the State Prison in Michigan City. According the the Officer Down Memorial Page, the weapon used was an edged weapon. Lieutenant Lasco is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was 57 years old.