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Police Officer Andy Begay | Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

Police Officer

Andy Begay

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch: Saturday, December 5, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Utah

Incident Date: 12/5/1987

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Officers Andy Begay and Roy Stanley were shot and killed while investigating a party where alcohol was being used.

Their bodies were later dumped in a patrol vehicle, transported to a remote location near Lake Powell and set on fire.

Two suspects were convicted of the murders and sentenced to prison.

Officer Begay had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 12 years, and was assigned to the Kayenta District. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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Police Officer Roy Lee Stanley
Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police
End of Watch: Saturday, December 5, 1987
Cause: Gunfire

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To my Grandpa Andy Begay, as I sit here and listen to my Grandma Laura and my uncles share the memories about you. I feel I knew you and most of all, wish you were here with us. To teach us what you have taught my dad Tim and my uncles. I feel sooooo lucky to have you as my grandfather. You are my hero and Iove you very much. I miss you but, I well always have you in my prayers and heart.

Timothy Loren Begay Jr.
Grandson
April 19, 2014

 

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