Detective Michael G. Rusnak

Photo of Detective Michael G. Rusnak
End of Watch: Sat, Jun 11th, 1966
Date of Incident: Sat, Jun 11th, 1966
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 45


Detective Rusnak was shot and killed while he was investigating a disturbance. Detective Rusnak's partner Officer George Lowe caught the suspect . Four years later Officer Lowe was shot and killed in the line of duty.

Convicted of second degree murder the suspect was sentenced to life.


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Gary, Indiana 46402
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