Police Officer Frank H. Kohring

Photo of Police Officer Frank H. Kohring
End of Watch: Wed, Feb 17th, 1926
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Assault
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 66


Officer Kohring succumbed to injuries sustained several days earlier when he was kicked by a drunk man he was attempted to arrest near Cass Street and 18th Street. During the arrest the suspect kicked him several times in the legs. After several days Officer Kohring's legs began to swell which ultimately led to his death. Officer Kohring's autopsy revealed that he contracted aortic stenosis, leading to his death. The suspect was convicted of public drunkenness and fined five dollars.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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St. Louis, Missouri 63103
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