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Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb | Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

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Elizabeth S. Cobb

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch: Sunday, October 11, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/11/1987

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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Trooper Elizabeth Cobb was shot and killed by her boyfriend, who was also a state trooper. The suspect murdered her while she was on duty over a $150,000 insurance policy. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death, but later had his sentence changed to life with the possibility of parole after a second trial.

Trooper Cobb had been employed with the Alabama Department of Public Safety for six years and is survived by her parents.

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