Special Agent Michael Lloyd Rector

Special Agent Michael Lloyd Rector

Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, May 31, 1990

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Michael Lloyd Rector

Special Agent Michael Rector was shot and killed as he stood in his driveway by his brother-in-law. The 48-year-old suspect discovered that Agent Rector had informed the FBI that he was stealing cars and selling them to a "chop shop".

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Special Agent Rector was a U.S Navy veteran of the Vietnam war.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank you for your service, military as well as police, and please know that your memory and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 31, 2021

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