Police Officer Wilson Fugate

Details:
Police Officer Wilson Fugate
Reno Police Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, July 2, 1929

Biographical Information:
Age: 58
Tour of Duty: 72 years
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 2, 1929
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown

 

 

Officer Fugate was involved in a fight with suspect. There was a violent struggle and Officer Fugate apparently died of a heart failure a few minutes after the struggle.  The local Coroner said that Officer Fugate died from heart dilation, probably caused from the fight.