Investigator Elvis "Ed" Murphy

Investigator Elvis "Ed" Murphy

Comal County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1981

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Elvis "Ed" Murphy

Investigator Elvis Murphy was killed in a helicopter crash while assisting in the search of burglary suspects.

The helicopter crashed when it struck power lines over FM 2673 one mile north of Startzville. The pilot survived the crash but Investigator Murphy suffered fatal injuries.

Investigator Murphy had served with the Comal County Sheriff's Office for nine years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aerial search, burglary

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My Grandfather. You are truly missed and truly blessed. Daddy has brought me up with you in my life. You and your stories have always made so grateful. I have always been told there is alot of you in me. I love you grumpy. Love me Shauna Lyn Murphy and also your son John L Murphy. See you one day

Shauna Murphy Granddaughter

January 23, 2020

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