Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 10/11/1987
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Released in 2012
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.