Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)
Police Officer Willie Neal was shot and killed while performing an undercover drug buy at approximately 4:00 pm.
During an exchange of gunfire a round fired by his partner accidentally struck Officer Neal.
The offender involved with the drug buy was later arrested and charged with felony murder. He plead guilty and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
Officer Neal had served with the St. Louis County Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.