Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 26 years
Badge # D1
Incident Date: 9/18/1955
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Executed in 1958
Detective Walter Hart was shot and killed by three suspects following a holdup. He succumbed to his wounds the following morning. Two suspects were apprehended immediately and both suspects were sentenced to death and subsequently executed on July 7, 1958.
The third suspect was wounded by an officer and was later apprehended and found guilty of 1st degree murder with a recommendation of no mercy.
Detective Hart had been with the agency for 26 years. He was survived by his wife.