Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb

Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 11, 1987

Elizabeth S. Cobb

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 in an attempt to collect a $350,000 insurance policy. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death, but the conviction was overturned on appeal. He plead guilty to murder during a second trial and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was released in 2012.

Trooper Cobb was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Alabama Department of Public Safety for six years. She is survived by her parents.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released in 2012

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 12, 2017

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