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May. 09, 1942
Caucasian Male / 46 yrs. of age
Morehead Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Sat. May. 09, 1942
Officer Leslie Ward was shot and killed after stopping a man for a hit-and-run accident. Officer Ward observed the accident at an intersection and shouted for the suspect to stop. After a short chase the suspect stopped and opened fire on Officer Ward and a state trooper.
Officer Ward was survived by his wife and nine children.