Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Robert Yesucevitz Age: 26 years old Federal Protective Service End of Watch: Tuesday, July 20, 1982
Officer Robert Yesucevitz was shot and killed while patrolling the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts. He had radioed dispatch to report that he was checking on unusual activity in the rear of the library.

After being unable to reach him again by radio his backup officer found him with a single gunshot wound to the head and a round fired from his revolver, still in his hand. Despite a massive investigation no suspects were ever identified.

Officer Yesucevitz had previously served as a military police officer with the United States Army. He was survived by his parents, two older brothers, and a sister.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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