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Captain Byron Michael Motley | Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee


Byron Michael Motley

Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Sunday, July 23, 2006

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fall

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Captain Byron Motley died from injuries sustained while attempting to rescue a drowning child while off duty.

He was at a family gathering when he noticed a child laying motionless at the bottom of a pool. He immediately jumped in and retrieved the child. After passing the child to others on the pool deck he attempted to get out of the pool but slipped and struck his head, knocking him unconscious. CPR was immediately initiated and he was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Captain Motley is survived by his wife and two children.

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Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
July 23, 2016


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