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Trooper Kenneth E. Flynt | Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper

Kenneth E. Flynt

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, January 1, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Died in prison

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Trooper Flynt was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery while off duty. An armed robber attempted to steal a vehicle from a neighbor of Trooper Flynt. The victim ran to Trooper Flynt's home for help with the suspect chasing her. As Trooper Flynt tried to take action he was shot and killed.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death May 14, 1976. On March 17, 1977, he was found dead from a drug overdose in his cell at the Florida Penitentiary.

Trooper Flynt had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 19 years.

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Continue to rest in peace, we will never forget... HEROES live forever and you are a hero.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL
January 1, 2013

 

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