Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
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Detective Theodore Cole was shot and killed by a subject whom he had previously arrested several times.
Detective Cole was at home when the subject approached him in his yard and opened fire with a shotgun without warning.
The subject who murdered him was sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled in 1988 and died in 2001.
Detective Cole was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Chapel Hill Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife.