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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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 21, 2020

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