Today marks anniversary of officer's murder

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the murder of a Darien police officer. Kenneth Bateman was called to the Duchess restaurant on the Post Road

Kenneth Bateman was shot to death while responding to a burglary call at the Dutchess on the Post Road.

Kenneth Bateman was shot to death while responding to a burglary call at the Dutchess on the Post Road. (5/31/13)

DARIEN - Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the murder of a Darien police officer.

Kenneth Bateman was called to the Duchess restaurant on the Post Road to investigate a burglar alarm and was shot by the suspects who fled the scene.

His death is the only unsolved murder of a police officer in Connecticut history.

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