|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1930|
Grosse Pointe Park
Members of the Grosse Pointe Park Police Department, Patrolman Meyer and his partner Patrolman Claude Lanstra were shot and killed by the driver of a car suspected in a hit-and-run accident. The occupants of the vehicle were in fact, gangsters involved in bootlegging. Two men were convicted of killing the officers, one died in prison and the other had his conviction overturned on appeal.
Officers Meyer and Lanstra were the first Grosse Pointe Park officers to die in the line of duty.
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Plot: Section 12, lot 135, grave 1
Created by: cartwrightbride
Record added: Nov 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22984628