Elwood police officer killed Sunday during a traffic stop

An Elwood policeman was shot and killed early Sunday morning throughout a traffic stop, in keeping with the Madison County Prosecutor’s workplace.

The name of the officer has not been free, unfinished notification of relatives.

Andrew Hanna, chief deputy public prosecutor, aforementioned Carl Roy Webb Boards II, 42, Anderson, was in remission in reference to the shooting. Boards were transported to the Hamilton County jail and can be charged with murder with a gun sweetening as a habitual bad person, Hanna said.

Hanna aforementioned that the prosecutor’s workplace can contemplate filing for capital punishment when the proof is reviewed. Boards contain a prolonged list that has a conviction in 2006 for firing a weapon at the capital of Indiana department of local government officers.

Indiana State Police area unit conducting the investigation, in keeping with Madison County peace officer Scott Mellinger.

The aforementioned Board was in remission when a search was close to the Hamilton and Marion county lines. Boards may stay within the Hamilton County jail rather than coming back to Madison County, Mellinger aforementioned.

“You go from being pious to being angry,” the peace officer aforementioned of the shooting.

It is the second incident during which an associate degree Elwood policeman was killed within the line of duty. Willard S. VanHorn was shot to death on Dominion Day, 1932, whereas responding to a felony.

The last full-time native enforcement officer to be killed on duty in Madison County was Anderson department of local government officer Frank Levy in 1935.

Auxiliary Anderson policeman Henry Hall died in 1957 as a result of a transport assault. Hoosier State State Police Trooper Roy Jones died in 1979 in an associate degree automobile accident while responding to an entail help.

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