Roll Call of Honor

Koleski, Officer Nicholas

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.

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