Constable Edward Earl Flora

Constable Edward Earl Flora

Warren County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, October 26, 1990

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Edward Earl Flora

Constable Flora was shot and killed while investigating an accident on Jack Simmons Road near his home.

As he attempted to locate the driver and passengers of a wrecked car a juvenile approached him from behind him and shot him in the back of the head with a .22 caliber handgun. He left Constable Flora unconscious and fled the scene. Constable Flora regained consciousness and called for assistance. He was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject was apprehended shortly after the shooting. The car that had wrecked had been stolen by the juvenile earlier in the day. The 17-year-old boy was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Constable Flora had served with the Warren County Fifth District Constable's Office for 26 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

accident investigation, juvenile offender, stolen vehicle

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31 years ago today you were taken from us, by a senseless crime by a teenager. I was just 16 years old and it seems like it was just yesterday! I miss you so much. I miss Mimmie so much, but knowing y’all are together again gives me some type of peace. I hate that you were stripped from your grandkids and now great grandkids and great great grandkids. Our family just keeps growing and I know you and Mimmie both will continue to watch over us all! Rest easy, until we meet again!

Tonya Beck
2nd oldest grandchild

October 26, 2021

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