Memorial to Frederick M. Passau
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: May 17, 1899
Years of Service: 11
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: 2 Fowlers Hill (2D)
While conducting a house search in upper Georgetown for a wanted double murderer. The suspect, Humphrey Taylor, was hiding in an attic when Sergeant Passau passed by. Sgt. Passau was shot twice in the back and killed.
After hours in a barricade situation, the suspect finally surrendered.
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