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Patrolman Lee Lynam | Dayton Police Department, Ohio Dayton Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Lee Lynam

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, January 17, 1880

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/7/1880

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Lee Lynam was shot and killed by a suspect he had arrested earlier in the day. The suspect was released and told to behave. He tracked down Patrolman Lynam and shot and killed him inside a cafe at 109 East Third Street.

The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Officer Lynam had served with the agency for 5 years and was survived by his wife, five children, parents, and brother. He is buried in Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Section 31 Lot 83, Dayton, Ohio.

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After 135 years, you are still remembered. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Oh (Ret)
January 17, 2015

 

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