Trooper George Tillman Radford

Trooper George Tillman Radford

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 1988

George Tillman Radford

Trooper George Radford was shot and killed while on duty. The suspect had submerged his body in a pond off of SC Highway 34, where it was found the following day.

The suspect in his murder was found not guilty in his fifth trial in 1999. He had been found guilty in two previous trials and the other two trials resulted in hung juries.

Trooper Radford had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for 16 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, mother, and three siblings.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 699

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted after five trials

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Never forgotten brother! God bless your family

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

October 29, 2018

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