Constable Lester Kenneth Setser

Constable Lester Kenneth Setser

Decatur Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 5, 1951

Lester Kenneth Setser

Constable Lester Setser was shot and killed after taking a drunk man home. As he was leaving the man shot him four times in the back. He was able to return fire but did not strike the suspect.

On September 21, 1951, the suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison

Constable Setser had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and five children. Constable Setser was a World War II veteran.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Luger
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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My great-grandfather was your assassin. I am very sorry for the events that transpired your untimely demise.

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