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Deputy Floyd Thomas Settles | Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Deputy

Floyd Thomas Settles

Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, February 24, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 141

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Floyd Settles was shot and killed when he responded to an attempted bank robbery in Cumberland.

The suspect was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life in prison. On January 19, 2016, the Indiana Parole Board voted unanimously to deny his parole for the sixth time. He is eligible for parole again in January of 2021.

Deputy Settles had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Department for three years. He was also a US Marine Corps veteran having served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He is survived by his daughter.

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