Captain DeWitt "Wid" Spivey

Captain DeWitt "Wid" Spivey

White Settlement Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 12, 1955

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DeWitt "Wid" Spivey

Captain Wid Spivey suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a homicide scene at 221 Donald Street in White Settlement.

He was one of the first officers to arrive at the scene at about 5:30 am after a man was stabbed to death. He collapsed at about 11:30 am while still at the scene. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Captain Spivey had served with the White Settlement Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

crime scene

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