Patrolman Lon Castle

Patrolman Lon Castle

Ashland Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, May 9, 1925

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Lon Castle

Patrolman Castle was shot and killed as he pursued burglary suspects through a lumber yard. Three men, in their mid 20s, were apprehended and charged with his murder,

Patrolman Castle is the brother-in-law of Officer Charles E Ball of the Huntington, West Virginia, Police Department, shot and killed in the line of duty on November 10, 1923.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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