George William Campbell
Indiana State Police
Wednesday, June 18, 1969

Age: 44
Served: 18 years, 10 months
Badge #:
Panel 64W, Line 19
Panel L19, Line 9

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Wednesday, June 18, 1969

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 40 at State Road 243 near Putnamville
Incident County:
Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
Burial Place:
Center Point Cemetery, Brazil

   Sergeant George Campbell suffered a fatal heart attack, one day before his 45th birthday, while arresting a trucker who attempted to pass the weigh station near Putnamville.

   As he exited his vehicle to conduct the traffic stop one half-mile east of the weigh station, he collapsed.

   Sergeant Campbell, from Brazil, was assigned to the Putnamville post. He was survived by his wife, mother and brother.

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United States Army

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