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Oglesby Charles Daily

End of Tour: Wednesday, September 12, 1923Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: 31
Incident Date: Wednesday, September 12, 1923
Incident Location: Cecil Avenue 
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Suspect Name: Not available
Weapon Involved: Gun
Case Status: Not available


Patrolman Daily was shot and killed while pursuing a burglary suspect in an alley.

Patrolman Daily was informed that a burglar was in the home of the state fire marshall and proceeded to the fire marshall's home on Cecil Avenue.

Upon his arrival, the burglar jumped from a window and ran toward the alley in the rear of the home. As Daily pursued the burglar, the burglar turned and fired twice, shooting Daily in the heart, killing him.

Patrolman Daily had been with the agency for five years.

Louisville Division of Police