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William C. Sube

End of Tour: Sunday, June 5, 1910Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: 40
Incident Date: Monday, May 30, 1910
Incident Location: Not available
Cause of Death: Duty related illness
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed


Patrolman Sube died after contracting tetanus as a result of a wound received while on patrol.

He was checking on a building, proceeding down a staircase, when the staircase collapsed. As a result of the fall, Patrolman Sube received a large splinter in his hand.

The wound caused him to contract tetanus. He died five days later.

Patrolman Sube had been with the agency for one year.

Louisville Division of Police