Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 276
Incident Date: 11/29/2001
Offender: Sentenced to death
Police Officer Roy Turner was shot and killed at the intersection of Moore Street and Hillsboro Street while on patrol at approximately 9:00 pm.
Officer Turner was a member of the Neighborhood Improvement Team and was patrolling a violent, crime-intensive area when he was shot.
The killer was sentenced to death for Officer Turner's murder on October 22nd, 2002. On December 13th, 2012, the killer's death sentence was commuted to life. However, in January 2017 the death sentence was reinstated.
Officer Turner had served with the Fayetteville Police Department for five years. He is survived by his son, parents, and brother.