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New Hero Search Mark C. DeCuypere - May. 22, 1975 (21099)

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Hampton Police Department Agency Patch
Resided: VA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: May. 22, 1975
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 22 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Hampton Police Dept.
VA   USA
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Patrolman
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Badge: 81
On The Job: 1 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: VA   USA   Thu. May. 22, 1975
Summary: Patrolman DeCuypere was shot and killed after responding to the scene of a domestic dispute on Leeland Avenue. The male suspect had just killed his wife and in the front yard and was waiting in ambush for responding officers. Patrolman DeCuypere arrived at the scene and notified dispatch of his location. As he ended his radio call the suspect, who was hiding in behind a bush next to the driver's door of the patrol car, opened fire with a shotgun and struck Patrolman DeCuypere in the head.

The suspect remained in his hiding spot until EMTs arrived several minutes later. He began to approach the EMTs who were attending to the murdered wife when Patrolman DeCuypere's backup arrived. The suspect again returned to the bush to hide and then shot the other officer as he called in for backup. Although wounded, the officer was able to obtain his shotgun and shot and killed the suspect. Patrolman DeCuypere was transported to Dixie Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

Patrolman DeCuypere had been with the agency for 21 months and was survived by his wife, parents and two brothers.

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