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Robert Ball Noechel
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1932
Fairmont
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1965
Keyser
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA

Trooper Noechel was shot and killed in Keyser, West Virginia, as he, another trooper, and a Mineral County deputy attempted to arrest a man on weapon's charges. The officers were given a key to the man's home by the man's wife, whom he had threatened with a shotgun earlier in the day.

The officers entered the home and proceeded into the home single file, with Trooper Noechel in the lead position. The suspect suddenly appeared and fired one shot from a .410 gauge shotgun, striking Trooper Noechel in the chest. The suspect surrendered a short time later after tear gas was fired into the home.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Febuary 4, 1966.

Trooper Noechel He was survived by his wife and five children.

married Bernetta Jane Snyder
Jan. 11, 1956 in Fairmont, Marion Co., WV

children:
Robert Ball Noechel II
Michael Foy Noechel
Rebeeca Sue Snyder
Cynthia Jane Snyder
Patricia Ann Noechel 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred L. Noechel (1907 - 1944)
  Mary Frances Ball Noechel (1909 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  Infant Male Noechel (1956 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Fairmont
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Crystal
Originally Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Apr 14, 2006
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