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Detective George Ronald Taylor | Richmond Police Department, Virginia Richmond Police Department, Virginia

Detective

George Ronald Taylor

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Sunday, June 15, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 13 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/15/1986

Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber

Suspect: Committed suicide in prison

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Detective George Taylor was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle near the intersection of Davis and Kensington. The suspect was a convicted murderer on parole and was convicted of capital murder for Detective Taylor's murder and sentenced to death. He committed suicide in prison in 1988.

Detective Taylor had served with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and two teenage daughters. He was killed the day before his 40th birthday.

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I posted your memorial on my FaceBook page today. Remembering that awful Sunday in 1986, when your children had no father to celebrate Father's Day with on the day you were murdered. You are not forgotten my friend. Rest easy.

Det. Sgt. Bob Walker (retired)
Richmond Police
June 15, 2013

 

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