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Special Agent Richard Purcell Horan | United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

Special Agent

Richard Purcell Horan

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Thursday, April 18, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Connecticut

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Agent Horan was shot and killed by a murder suspect in Suffield, Connecticut. The suspect was holed up in a home. The agents gained access through a hatch in the basement. As Agent Horan climbed the stairs to the floor above the suspect shot and killed him. The suspect then committed suicide.

Agent Horan had been with the agency for nine years.

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We are thinking of you on this day. Thank you for all you did in keeping our country safe. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock
April 18, 2017

 

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