Deputy Sheriff Francis Melville Pike

Deputy Sheriff Francis Melville Pike

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, May 13, 1894

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Francis Melville Pike

Deputy Sheriff Francis Pike suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a stabbing suspect.

He and another deputy were attempting to place the man in custody when the suspect violently resisted. After getting handcuffs on the man Deputy Pike suddenly collapsed.

Deputy Pike had served with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office for four years.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for risking your life to save others.

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July 15, 2016

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