Lieutenant Kenneth W. Stevens

Lieutenant Kenneth W. Stevens

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, June 6, 1944

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Kenneth W. Stevens

Lieutenant Kenneth Stevens suffered a fatal heart attack following a boating accident on the Connecticut River near Lyme, Connecticut.

He and other officers were assisting the United States Navy with port security when his patrol boat struck a pylon for an old pier. Lieutenant Stevens and the four other occupants of the boat were all thrown into the water. As the men swam towards the shore Lieutenant Stevens suffered a heart attack. His body was pulled from the water a short time later.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Lt. Stevens,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Connecticut. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 6, 2019

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