Investigator William Lee Jones

Investigator William Lee Jones

Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, May 13, 1969

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William Lee Jones

Investigator William Jones was beaten to death by two suspects he was interviewing in Bardstown, Kentucky, while investigating the theft of several cases of beer and whiskey from a local event.

The subject who murdered him was convicted and later died in prison.

Investigator Jones was U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for five years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Died in prison

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Investigator Jones,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones,? I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 13, 2019

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