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Patrolman Marion Charles Steele | South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

Patrolman

Marion Charles Steele

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, September 10, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 5 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Released

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Patrolman Marion Steele was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle for speeding on Route 1 in Chesterfield County. As Patrolman Steele approached the car, the driver opened fire. Patrolman Steele was able to return fire before he died from his wounds.

The three suspects were apprehended a short time later and convicted. All three were released in the 1990s.

Patrolman Steele had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for just over 5-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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What has to happen to keep these low life's locked up!! God bless you brother god

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC
September 10, 2017

 

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