Investigator Elvis Murphy

Investigator Elvis Murphy

Comal County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1981

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Elvis Murphy

Investigator Ed 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 was a United States Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Comal County Sheriff's Office for nine years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aerial search, burglary

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Investigator Murphy,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Comal County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 21, 2021

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