Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 19 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Died in prison
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.