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Police Officer Michael Lee Edwards | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Police Officer

Michael Lee Edwards

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Saturday, May 11, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 15444

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/10/1974

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Case never solved

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Officer Michael Edwards was shot and killed execution style after being abducted by unknown assailants. He was last seen leaving the police academy on May 10, 1974. His handcuffed body was found the next day in an abandoned apartment building.

The case was never solved and remains open with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Officer Edwards had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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I do remember Mike very well, I would see him every day In the locker room. I was working morning watch and can remember my car assignment, 12A29.. I was called at home to come in and help.

I was assigned a special detail for 6-8 months because of my connect with all gangs and drug dealer. I still have a very fresh memory of people ( suspects ) that I believed know or were involved. I don't know if my leads were followed up... I can't get this case out of my mind... I still remember people, cars "...... Retired Officer, Chuck Myers

P11, Chuck Myers
L.A.P.D.
August 31, 2014

 

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