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Detective William A. Singleton | Rock Hill Police Department, South Carolina Rock Hill Police Department, South Carolina

Detective

William A. Singleton

Rock Hill Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, November 9, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Guilty of manslaughter

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Detective Singleton was shot and killed while walking his beat. A young girl ran up to him and told him that her boyfriend was shooting at her. At the same moment the boyfriend came out of the house and fired a shot, striking Detective Singleton in the head. The suspect was charged with murder but was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 43rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05
November 9, 2011

 

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