Killing of Andrew Harper
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|Died||15 August 2019|
Andrew Harper (died 15 August 2019) was a British police constable who was killed in Sulhamstead, Berkshire whilst in the line of duty as he was responding to a report of burglary with another fellow officer.
Background[edit | edit source]
Harper initially joined Thames Valley Police as a special constable in 2010, before joining as a regular police constable in 2011. Four weeks before his death, Harper married his long-time partner, Lissie Harper. They had been expecting to go on their official honeymoon in mid-August. Harper worked for the Thames Valley road policing unit.
Death[edit | edit source]
On the evening of 15 August 2019, Harper and an unnamed colleague where responding to reports of a burglary in Sulhamstead. When arriving at the scene, Harper was hit by a car and dragged under the vehicle. Harper was then also possibly hit by a police car shortly after.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Family hails 'hero' PC as police fall silent". 23 August 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- Rawlinson, Kevin (2019-08-19). "Man, 20, charged with the murder of PC Andrew Harper". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
- "Killed PC was 'dragged by vehicle'". 2019-08-16. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
- Media, P. A. (2019-08-21). "Trial date set for man accused of killing PC Andrew Harper". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-08-23.
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