End of Watch: Tuesday, July 29, 1986
Tour of Duty: 20 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Electrocution
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 29, 1986
Incident Location: Harrods Creek
Weapon Used: Not applicable
Suspect Info: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Detective Deuser was electrocuted when he dived into a creek to save his wife who was having difficulty in the water. His wife also died.
Detective Deuser had been with the agency for 20 years. He was survived by his three children.
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY
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