Officer Rank: Patrolman

Memorial Panel: 26-E: 29

Department: Louisville, Kentucky, P.D.

End of Watch: 10/29/1877

Cause: BEAT

Age: Unk

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.



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