- Westville, Indiana
- August 16, 1961
- April 11, 1937 - March 30, 1969 | 31 Years Old
Responding to a complaint of a man firing shots at a family in a camping area in rural Franklin County, Trooper Lietzan and other police officers arrived on the scene to find the suspect in a barricaded position. As police called for the suspect to surrender, he fired several shots into the group of officers, fatally wounding Trooper Lietzan.