Constable Thomas W. Wohlfeil, Sr.

Constable Thomas W. Wohlfeil, Sr.

Pennsylvania State Constable - Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, November 24, 1989

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Thomas W. Wohlfeil, Sr.

Constable Thomas Wohlfeil was shot and killed while escorting a woman to pickup belongings from her estranged husband's home in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County. As the two entered the residence they were met by the husband, who opened fire and killed both of them.

The suspect was convicted of Constable Wohlfeil's murder and sentenced to two life sentences.

Constable Wohlfeil was survived by his two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Constable Wohlfeil,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R. I.P.

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November 24, 2019

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