Police Officer Michael Lee Edwards

Police Officer Michael Lee Edwards

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 11, 1974

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Michael Lee Edwards

Officer Michael Edwards was shot and killed execution style after being abducted by unknown assailants. He was last seen leaving the police academy on May 10, 1974. His handcuffed body was found the next day in an abandoned apartment building.

The case was never solved and remains open with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Officer Edwards had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 15444

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, May 10, 1974
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved

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Mike and family. I am still working on your case and haven't given up and never will until this is solved. I'm 76 now, but won't given up. I think about you all the time and that is what keeps me going. We might see each other sometime in the near future. Your buddy and class mate, Alan Lee Edwards, Serial No. 15443. God speed to Mike's family and Tobie.

P3, Alan Lee Edwards
LAPD retired

July 26, 2021

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