Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 6/28/1970
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Corporal Gillilan was shot when a man he had stopped for speeding on U.S. 331 south in Crenshaw County, overpowered him, took his pistol, and shot him. He died three days later at a Montgomery hospital.
The 22-year-old suspect was apprehended, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life.
Corporal Gillilan was survived by his wife and two children.