Last Updated: 2009-08-20

Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols
End of Watch: Saturday, December 8, 1962

Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols

Biographical information


Not available

Tour of Duty:

27 years

Badge number:

Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death:

Heart attack

Date of Incident:

Saturday, December 8, 1962

Weapon Used:

Not available

Suspect Info:

Not available


Patrolman Luther Nuckols suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot pursuit of a suspect near Louisiana Street.

He had responded to a burglary in progress and chased the suspect before losing him. When he returned to his patrol car he suffered the heart attack.

Patrolman Nuckols had been employed with the Richmond Police Department for 27 years.

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