|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1980|
Desmond Sherry was a Police Officer in Cleveland, Ohio, assigned to the 6th District. He died in the line of duty at age 29. While he was off-duty, on his way home, after his shift ended, he noticed some suspicious activity by four Juveniles at East 66th Street and Euclid Street. As he stopped to investigate, the Juveniles approached his car, one pulled out a .32 Caliber handgun and shot him in the face, fatally wounding him. Then stole his badge case. Two of the four Juveniles was brought to trial, convicted of robbery and murder. James Porter, the shooter, was sentenced to 27 years to Life in Prison, incarcerated at the Lake Erie Correctional Institution. Officer Sherry was survived by: His wife, Connie Sherry, a 6 1/2 year old son, Michael, and a 3 1/2 year old daughter, Theresa.
Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Dec 08, 2009
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