Sergeant Leland Glenn Teague

Sergeant Leland Glenn TeagueBiographical Information

End of Watch: Monday, December 26, 1927

Incident Details

  • Cause of Death: Gunfire
  • Date of Incident: Monday, December 12, 1927
  • Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
  • Suspect Info: Executed in 1928

Incident Description

Sergeant Teague succumbed to gunshot wounds received two weeks earlier when he and several other officers raided a home on Oak Street while searching for a suspect wanted for murdering a security guard.

The suspect was apprehended; convicted of two counts of first degree murder; and sentenced to death. He was executed in the electric chair on April 27, 1928.

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