Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 66
Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber
Offender: Died in prison
Police Officer David Payne was shot and killed by a parolee with a .44 caliber revolver after responding to a report of a car that had gone off the road at 3:00 pm.
The subject convicted of manslaughter and two counts of attempted murder, and subsequently sentenced to 60 years in prison. He died of cancer in 1999 while completing his sentence.
Officer Payne had served with the Lewiston Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, two young children, parents, and four sisters.