Bio & Incident Details
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Patrol Officer David Childs and Trooper James McNeely, of the Kentucky State Police, drowned when their boat went over Dam 4 on the Kentucky River.
The officers were searching for two missing juveniles when the accident occurred.
Officer Childs had served with the Kentucky Water Patrol for five years. He was survived by his wife and three children.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Trooper James Willard McNeely