|Death: ||May 21, 1996|
On Tuesday, May 21, 1996 Detective Harvey M. Davis was on special assignment from the Harris County Sheriffs Department while participating in the Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run. Detective Davis was one of 38 participants carrying the Special Olympics Torch from Houston to Austin for the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Summer Games. Shortly after the run started, Detective Davis suffered a massive heart attack and collapsed between Hockley and Waller while on his leg of the relay.
Paramedics on the scene and Life Flight medical personnel worked on Detective Davis for more than an hour. Doctors at Herman Hospital pronounced him dead shortly before 1:30 p.m.
Detective Davis was a 14-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Department and was assigned to the Criminal Warrants Division.
Created by: D. Sjolander
Record added: Jun 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53881625
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