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Mar. 30, 1948
Caucasian Male / 58 yrs. of age
Wymore Police Dept.
Acting Chief of Police
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Tue. Mar. 30, 1948
Acting Chief Overman was shot and killed while transporting a prisoner to the Wymore City Jail. He had just arrested the man for drunk driving and was approaching the jail when the man produced a hidden .32 caliber handgun and shot him. The suspect fled a short distance and then committed suicide.
Acting Chief Overman was survived by his wife and two children.