Bio & Incident Details
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Tour: Not available
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Incident Date: Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to 75 years
Patrolman Blackwell was shot and killed from ambush by a man as he was responding to a disturbance.
The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 60 years on June 19, 1975. In November of 1977, he was retried and sentenced to 75 years for second degree murder. His request for a third trial was denied in 1986.
Patrolman Blackwell was survived by his wife and daughter.