Special Deputy Bill John Yanich

Special Deputy Bill John Yanich

Newton County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, December 17, 1967

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Bill John Yanich

Special Deputy Bill Yanich was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol.

He was riding in the squad car driven by another deputy sheriff when it was struck on the passenger side by a vehicle whose driver was under the influence of alcohol.

Special Deputy Yanich had served with the Newton County Sheriff's Department for one year and was a US Marine Corps veteran. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Oh Dad not a day goes by in 52 years that I do not miss you. I love you always and forever. One day we will see each other again until then keep watching over us.

Donna Yanich Kreiling
Daughter

December 13, 2019

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