Corporal Alfred J. Beyl

Corporal Alfred J. Beyl

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 19, 1920

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Alfred J. Beyl

Corporal Alfred Beyl was shot and mortally wounded at Dauphine and St. Louis Streets by a man he attempted to arrest for shooting another man at a nearby night club. He died at Charity Hospital five days later.

The 23-year-old suspect was convicted of his murder and hanged April 1st, 1921.

Corporal Beyl was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 14, 1920
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1921

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