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Lieutenant Elwood Gainor | Lancaster Police Department, Pennsylvania Lancaster Police Department, Pennsylvania


Elwood Gainor

Lancaster Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, March 28, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant Gainor was beaten and shot to death after being abducted, while in uniform, from Lancaster. His body was found on Hook Road in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, the following day. His skull had been crushed and he had been shot in the head four times. It is believed that he was abducted and murdered by bootleggers who were operating in Lancaster.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
March 28, 2015


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