Police Officer
Presta Vickrey
North Manchester Police Department
Wednesday, October 15, 1930

Age: 48
Served: 10 years
Badge #:
Panel 48E, Line 8
Panel L15, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, October 15, 1930

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
139 East Main Street, North Manchester
Incident County:
Wabash
Incident Township:
Chester
Weapon Used:
Gun (unknown type)
Suspect Disposition:
Never apprehended
Burial Place:
Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester

   Officer Presta Vickrey was shot and killed while making rounds in the downtown business district on a foggy night.

   He and a night watchman came upon two subjects burglarizing the C.E. Brady men's clothing store. As they approached the men in the alley behind the store, Officer Vickrey was shot and killed. The suspects fled into the Eel River and were never apprehended.

   Officer Vickrey was survived by a brother and two sisters.



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