Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Constable Frank Ury was shot and killed while attempting to serve a writ of ejectment on a subject for non-payment of $50 worth of rent.
The man barricaded himself inside his home where he shot and wounded Grant County Deputy Sheriff Fred Certain, who died three days later.
The 67-year-old suspect was subsequently convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Constable Ury was survived by his wife.
• Constable Ury is the second-oldest known officer killed in the line of duty in Indiana.
The responsibilities of the Grant County Constable's Office are now under the jurisdiction of the Grant County Sheriff's Department.