Detective Sergeant
Thomas Lynn Cochran
Lawrenceburg Police Department
Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Age: 56
Served: 35 years
Badge #: 15-203
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Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
02:30 am
Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
State Road 48 near U.S. 50, Lawrenceburg
Incident County:
Dearborn
Incident Township:
Lawrenceburg
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
River View Cemetery, Aurora

   Detective Sergeant Thomas Cochran died from injuries he suffered the previous day after being involved in a single-vehicle accident.

   He had been requested by other officers on the scene of a suicidal man who was holding a knife to his throat while sitting in a car.

   While en route, he encountered an icy patch on the roadway and struck a concrete wall. He was ejected from his patrol car and suffered severe injuries resulting in his death the following day.

   Detective Sergeant Cochran was survived by his wife, three daughters, two sons and four grandchildren.



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