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 Thomas Scebbi, Policeman

Thomas Scebbi

Friday, June 20, 1958



Scebbi, Thomas

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: Unknown

Division: Wilshire

Location: 332 S. Kingsley

Date Killed: Friday, June 20, 1958

Cause of Death: Shot by a Robbery Suspect

Bio: Policeman Scebbi was shot and killed and his
partner was critically wounded by an ex-convict they stopped for
routine questioning on South Kingsley Drive. The suspect was
arrested a short time later after an officer shot him in the
leg.

The suspect told police he shot the officers because he did not
want to go back to prison for carrying a stolen pistol. He was
convicted of first degree murder and executed in the gas chamber on
May 13, 1960.

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