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 Robert Ball Noechel

Robert Ball Noechel

Birth
Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Nov 1965 (aged 33)
Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 13952198 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Crystal
  • Originally Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
  • Added: 14 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13952198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Ball Noechel (20 Apr 1932–1 Nov 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13952198, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Crystal (contributor 46975682) .