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Police Officer Roy Lee Stanley | Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

Police Officer

Roy Lee Stanley

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch: Saturday, December 5, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Utah

Incident Date: 12/5/1987

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Suspect: Convicted

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Officer Stanley and Officer Andy Begay were shot and killed while investigating an alcohol party in Utah. Their bodies were later dumped in a patrol vehicle, transported to a remote location near Lake Powell, Utah, and set on fire.

Two suspects were convicted of the murders and sentenced to prison.

Officer Stanley had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 3 years and was assigned to the Kayenta District. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Police Officer Andy Begay
Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police
End of Watch: Saturday, December 5, 1987
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in peace my brother.

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Pitt County (NC) Sheriffs Office
December 5, 2012

 

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