Game Warden Francis E. "Red" Lindsay

Game Warden Francis E. "Red" Lindsay

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, March 10, 1960

Francis E. "Red" Lindsay

Warden Lindsay was shot and killed in Norfolk, Virginia, by a suspect who had just murdered a taxi driver during a robbery attempt near Norfolk International Airport. Warden Lindsay was shot when he observed the cab in a ditch and stopped to offer assistance.

The 21-year-old suspect, arrested four days later, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Today, "A" Shift honors you Francis Lindsay by dedicating our night watch to you. R.I.P. brother, you will never, never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Sgt. J.L. Slaughter
Radford City Police Department

March 10, 2013

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