Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 26 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Sentenced to life
Constable Flora was shot and killed while investigating an accident near his home. As he attempted to locate the driver and passengers of a wrecked car a juvenile approached him from behind him and shot him in the back of the head with a .22 caliber handgun. He left Constable Flora unconscious and fled the scene. Constable Flora regained consciousness and called for assistance. He was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The suspect was apprehended shortly after the shooting. The car which was wrecked had been stolen by the juvenile earlier in the day.
The 17 year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Constable Flora had been with the agency for 26 years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.