Merchant Policeman Edward Keasey

Merchant Policeman Edward Keasey

Ligonier Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 1934

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Edward Keasey

Merchant Policeman Edward Keasey was shot and killed while walking a prisoner to the city jail.

He and a night policeman had arrested two suspicious men who were loitering outside of a bank at about 3:30 am. The night policeman had taken one prisoner into the city jail while Merchant Policeman Keasey remained in front of city hall in an attempt to get the license plate of a vehicle that was driving by. The subject in Policeman Keasey's custody shot him several times and then fled the scene.

The man was arrested several hours later.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

suspicious person

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