Detective Thomas F. Henry, Sr.

Detective Thomas F. Henry, Sr.

Bel-Ridge Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Thomas F. Henry, Sr.

Detective Henry suffered a fatal heart attack while chasing a suspect.

The officer and his partner attempted to serve several city and state warrants on the suspect when he fled. After a foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended. Detective Henry collapsed after suffering a heart attack, shortly after the arrest. He was transported to a local hospital where he lapsed into a coma. He remained unconscious until his death 24 days later.

Detective Henry had been in law enforcement for 26 years. He is survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 5, 2000

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Rest in peace brother you have served well. 10-42 in peace.

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St. Ann Police Department

August 30, 2014

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