Sergeant Charles Lendy Freeman

Sergeant Charles Lendy Freeman

Aiken County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, March 6, 1990

Charles Lendy Freeman

Sergeant Charles Freeman suffered a fatal heart attack after he was attacked and kicked in the chest while attempting to subdue a suspect. He had gone into cardiac arrest shortly after being kicked. Four days later he suffered a second, fatal heart attack.

The suspect was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and resisting arrest. He was paroled after serving only three years in prison.

Sergeant Freeman had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, five children, and 12 grandchildren.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 3, 1990
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Paroled after 3 years

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28 years today & it still feels like it was yesterday. I miss your smile, your voice, your hugs, your smell after putting on your Old Spice, I miss my Poppy. I know you are watching over all of us. You were taken too soon. You were robbed of so many memories from your grandkids & now all of your great grandkids. We honor your memory every day & I hope I've made you proud of me. I love you Poppy!!

Bobbie Jo Daughtry-Moore
Poppy's Shadow (oldest grandchild)

March 6, 2018

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