Lt. Eugene Lee Lasco was killed in the line of duty at the Indiana State Prison on Feb 21, 2021, in Michigan City at the age of 57.

Lt. Lasco was born on July 6, 1963, in Decatur, Illinois, to Paul and Hester Lasco (nee ORiley). He graduated from Heritage Christian Academy in New Buffalo, Michigan, in 1981 and from Nashville Auto-Diesel College in 1983.