Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
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.