Type of Officer: Police Detective
Jurisdiction: Wichita
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 8/14/1931
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Detective Colver was questioning two men who were suspects in several gas station robberies, in their hotel room. While questioning them, he began searching the room and was shot in the back by one of the suspects. The assailant was an escaped murderer from Oklahoma.