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Patrolman Stephen A. Sandlin | Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico

Patrolman

Stephen A. Sandlin

Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch: Saturday, May 7, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: 2 months

Badge # 4

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Stephen Sandlin was shot and killed inside of the Mountainair Police Department building at approximately 7:30 pm.

It is believed that he was murdered in retaliation for a large narcotics arrest he had made two days earlier.

His murder remains unsolved.

Patrolman Sandlin had only served with the Mountainair Police Department for two months. He was survived by his son and girlfriend.

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Just saw the story on "unsolved mysteries " November 2017 really strange.RIP Hope it can be solved.

Deputy retired
Travis County SO Texas
November 2, 2017

 

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