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Officer Stuart Jackson Edwards | Emporia Police Department, Virginia Emporia Police Department, Virginia


Stuart Jackson Edwards

Emporia Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, October 27, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: One shot and killed

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Officer Edwards was shot and killed after he stopped a vehicle for having a loud muffler. As he and another officer attempted to arrest one of the occupants they were attacked by the other occupants. During the ensuing shootout Officer Edwards and one of the suspects were fatally wounded and two other officers were wounded. None of the other suspects were charged in connection with his death.

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