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Hero Down: Tell City Police Sgt. Heather Glenn Was Murdered By Domestic Violence Suspect

Tell City, IN – Tell City Police Department Sergeant Heather Glenn was murdered on Monday as she was trying to arrest a domestic violence suspect.

The incident began on July 2 when the 47-year-old Sgt. Glenn responded to Perry County Memorial Hospital to investigate a report of a domestic dispute, WEVV reported.

A female victim was at the hospital with injuries she allegedly got during a fight with 34-year-old Sean Hubert.

Sgt. Glenn interviewed the victim at the hospital and then set out to track down Hubert with other officers, WEVV reported.

On Monday morning, the victim told hospital staff that Hubert was headed toward Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Law enforcement officers from multiple departments rushed to the hospital to intercept Hubert on July 3.

Tell City police, Perry County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and Cannelton police responded to the hospital, WEVV reported.

Sgt. Glenn approached Hubert and attempted to take the suspect into custody.

Hubert refused to comply with her order so Sgt. Glenn deployed her Taser, WEVV reported.

The Taser had no effect on the suspect, and the struggle continued.

Then Hubert pulled out a gun and fatally shot Sgt. Glenn, according to WEVV.

Other officers returned fire and killed Hubert, CBS News reported.

Both Sgt. Glenn and the suspect were pronounced dead at the scene, WEVV reported.

“During a brief struggle, Hubert produced a firearm and Sergeant Glenn was shot. Officers with the Tell City Police Department and Cannelton Police Department returned fire and shot Hubert,” Indiana State Police explained in more detail at in a media briefing.

Sgt. Glenn served the Tell City Police Department for 20 years, KAIT reported.

She followed in the footsteps of her father, retired Tell City Police Sergeant Bob Glenn.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Tell City Police Sgt. Heather Glenn, both blood and blue. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Heather Glenn, your life mattered.

Written by
Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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