Corporal Christopher Michael Metternich

Corporal Christopher Michael Metternich

Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, August 14, 2006

Christopher Michael Metternich

Corporal Christopher Metternich was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Sherwood Forest Boulevard and Newcastle Avenue.

He had just completed an accident investigation and was leaving the scene when he collided into the side of a vehicle where the driver made a left hand turn in front of him.

In February 2007 the driver who caused the accident was convicted of negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated. She was sentenced to 5 years probation in a plea deal approved by Corporal Metternich's family.

Corporal Metternich had served with the Baton Rouge Police Department for 7 years. He is survived by his wife, 6-month-old daughter, 9-year-old stepson, mother, and sister.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years probation

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