Patrolman Eddie Ray Duncan

Patrolman Eddie Ray Duncan

Charleston Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, June 26, 1981

Eddie Ray Duncan

Patrolman Eddie Duncan and Lieutenant Delbert Roush were shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop at approximately 3:00 am. Lieutenant Roush was on his lunch break and had gone to backup Patrolman Duncan when the shooting occurred.

The suspect was apprehended and received two life sentences.

Patrolman Duncan had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 26, 2015

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