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Detective Sergeant Leroy King | Lafayette Police Department, Louisiana Lafayette Police Department, Louisiana

Detective Sergeant

Leroy King

Lafayette Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 20, 1959

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sergeant King and Captain Harold Abadie were killed when they responded to a reported kidnapping. The original call was for a report of three children that had been kidnapped. Before the officers arrived, the suspect had killed a neighborhood woman.

As Captain Abadie and Sergeant King walked up to the door of the house where the kidnapping call had originated, the suspect shot both officers at point blank range. Responding officers shot and killed the suspect later in the day.

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Captain Harold Abadie
Lafayette Police Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Wednesday, May 20, 1959
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.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 20, 2015

 

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