Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 4/22/1993
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Convicted of murder
Officer Gus Spanos was shot while making a traffic stop.
Early in the morning of April 22, he stopped a car on North Cincinnati Avenue. A back up officer found Officer Spanos lying next to his patrol car with a bullet wound to the head. Officer Spanos was transported to a local hospital where he died the next day.
The suspect fled the state but was captured, convicted and is serving life in prison without parole for Officer Spanos’ murder.
Officer Spanos had served with the agency for a year and a half.