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Lieutenant Coy N. Smith | Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama

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Coy N. Smith

Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 28, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: Not available

Badge # 28

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant Coy Smith was shot and killed after stopping a suspect who had murdered Greenville, Alabama, Officer Gary Heath and Pearl River County, Mississippi, Sheriff's Deputy Len Rowell.

As Lieutenant Smith was calling the tag number the suspect shot him in the head.

The suspect committed suicide later in the day after being surrounded by federal agents.

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Related Line of Duty Deaths

Officer Gary Wayne Heath
Greenville Police Department, Alabama
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 14, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Len J. Rowell
Pearl River County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 28, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
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