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Apr. 15, 1991
Caucasian Male / 27 yrs. of age
Pocahontas Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Mon. Apr. 15, 1991
Officer Bennett was shot and killed when he and another officer answered a domestic disturbance. They had answered the first call and after clearing from it left and ate supper. They were called back shortly after 1900 hours. Officer Bennett was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun as he got out of his patrol car. The suspect attempted to commit suicide but survived. He was sentenced to life in prison.
Officer Bennett was survived by his wife and three children.