Officer Rank: Patrolman
Memorial Panel: 26-E: 29
Department: Louisville, Kentucky, P.D.
End of Watch: 10/29/1877
Length of Service: Unk
Patrolman Roth was attacked and beaten when he attempted to arrest a suspect for drunk and disorderly conduct. Patrolman Roth was bedridden due to the injuries sustained and died of lockjaw seven days later. The suspect was arrested and charged with manslaughter.