Superintendent

Robert Edmund SHEPHERD

YEAR OF DEATH

1993

JURISDICTION

Australian Federal Police

DETAILS OF DEATH

Superintendent Robert Shepherd commenced with the Commonwealth Police Force in June 1975, being sworn into the Australian Federal Police in 1979. Superintendent Shepherd was killed on 19 May 1993 when a Colombian plane crashed into a mountain in Colombia. The crew of seven and about 125 passengers were killed. At the time Superintendent Shepherd was the AFP’s Liaison Officer at Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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