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Leo Flanagan
Leo Flanagan
Photograph of Deputy Sheriff Leo Flanagan
Tour of Duty Ended October 10, 1933

Date of Death:     October 10, 1933 (Tuesday)
Age:                   38

On October 10, 1933 at 1:30 a.m., Deputy Leo Flanagan was killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect on Wamba Drive.

Deputy Sheriff Flanagan, along with Sheriff David Krieger went to a home on Wamba Drive to arrest Floyd (Sailor) Baldwin who was wanted for murder in connection with a holdup at a Sylvania golf course. A gun battle ensued wherein Deputy Flanagan was shot. Upon further investigation, it was determined that while attempting to apprehend Floyd Baldwin, Deputy Flanagan was killed accidentally by a fellow officer.

According to the October 10, 1933 edition of the Toledo Blade, Deputy Flanagan was transported to Toledo Hospital for treatment. Deputy Flanagan's brother arrived shortly thereafter. While undergoing a blood transfusion from his brother Joseph, Deputy Flanagan died.

Deputy Flanagan was survived by his brother Joseph, parents Mr. And Mrs. Edward Flanagan, and a sister.