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Patrolman Gary L. Twyman | Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

Gary L. Twyman

Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, October 9, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Gary Twyman was killed after being stabbed. Patrolman Twyman, off duty and unarmed, was defending a woman who was being attacked by a knife wielding man. The man was later found by responding officers and was shot in the leg after refusing to surrender.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.

Patrolman Twyman had served with the agency for nine years.

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Happy Birthday Gary, ‘‘tis better to honor your life than mourn your death”
Still missing you!

Retired Detective
Saugus PD
November 18, 2017

 

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