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Police Officer Floyd T. DeLoach, Jr. | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Floyd T. DeLoach, Jr.

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 30, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer DeLoach was shot and killed while working a uniformed security assignment at a local bowling alley. He was questioning a man wanted on armed robbery charges when the man shot him six times. The suspect's identification was found at the scene of the murder. Officer DeLoach was transported to Heights Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The 22-year-old suspect was convicted of murder with malice and sentenced to life.

Officer DeLoach had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife, two children, parents, and sister.

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Floyd T. DeLoach Jr.. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the soul of the scum responsible for your murder.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 30, 2016

 

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