End of Watch: 09/21/1920
Agency: Aberdeen Police Department
County: Grays Harbor County
On Tuesday, September 21, 1920, Officer Nicholas Koleski was shot and killed while investigating illegal production of moonshine.
His body was located along a creek by two boys on Sunday, September 26. His eyes were blindfolded with three gunshots to his head.
The suspects were eventually identified and convicted of Koleski’s murder.