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 Los Angeles Police Department for five 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

abducted

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Mike,
I am still working on your case. I am much older now but more determined. Some day we will all be together with friends and relatives, God speed my friend, always.

Retired policeman,LAPD, class of 9/69
Friend of Mike Lee Edwards

January 22, 2022

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