Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Robert and Arlene Holmes Ask for Life in Prison for Their Son
Robert and Arlene Holmes Ask for Life in Prison for Their Son
Boston Bomber Appears in Boston Federal Court
Boston Bomber Appears in Boston Federal Court
Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration Unconstitutional
Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration Unconstitutional
Suspended Immigration Lawyer Identified as Suspect in DUI Accident
Suspended Immigration Lawyer Identified as Suspect in DUI Accident
Legal Job Listings

“Firefighter of the Year” Shot Dead While Doing his Duty

It seems entirely senseless that a man who worked so diligently and nobly to save lives and give emergency aid should by killed so pointlessly. Lt. Michael Chiapperini helped victims of Superstorm Sandy around Halloween, and two weeks ago was named “Firefighter of the year,” for the variety of services he provided for the community. On Christmas Eve, he and other firefighters were called out to William Spengler’s house. Spengler, 62, an ex-felon who killed his own grandmother in 1980, had intentionally set his house on fire, and then shot at and killed both Chiapperini and firefighter Tomasz Kaczowka, wounding two other firefighters and an off-duty police officer.

Spengler’s motive has not yet been discerned, but the death of a heroic man on Christmas Eve has struck many as needlessly tragic.

“We work with these people everyday, they’re like our brothers,” said Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering. “It’s terrible.”

Fire department spokesman Al Sienkiewicz said that “He’s held every line office that the department had,” becoming chief as well.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




“He’d been down in Suffolk Country to see the destruction, [and then] he loses his life this morning, responding to help someone,” said Lt. Gov. Bob Duffy Monday. “When you start looking at the two who lost their lives and the two who are fighting for their lives, [all of them are] just tremendous public servants.

"Firefighter of the Year" Shot Dead While Doing his Duty by

Tagged: , ,

Daniel June Posted by on December 25, 2012. Filed under Breaking News,Crime. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Legal Assistant / Secretary - Bilingual
USA-GA-Gainesville

~~Rapidly expanding General Law Firm seeking a Legal Assistant/Secretary to join our team at our Gainesville, Georgia location !  Our firm is a goal/target oriented, fast-paced environment with a...

Related Posts: