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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

[KY] Police don't know why Rosemary Vogel would try to kill her retired police sgt. husband

Rosemary Vogel, retired nurse and wife of retired Lexington Police Sgt. Phil Vogel, is accused of trying to kill him.

...Police said they did not know why Rosemary Vogel would have injected the fluid into the IV... The couple have been married for more than 30 years, and their stunned neighbors in Sun Lakes say the two seemed very happy... [Rosemary] Vogel declined to be interviewed by police and asked for an attorney after her arrest...

[Phil Vogel retired from the Lexington police department after his controversial fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager, Tony Sullivan.]

EX-POLICE OFFICER'S WIFE ACCUSED OF TRYING TO KILL HIM BY INJECTING FECAL MATTER INTO HIS HOSPITAL IV
Lexington Herald Leader
BY KARLA WARD
February 3, 2014
The wife of a former Lexington police officer has been accused of trying to kill him by injecting fecal matter into his hospital IV. Rosemary Vogel, 65, was arrested in Chandler, Ariz., on a charge of attempted murder of Phil Vogel, 66. Phil Vogel was a Lexington police officer for 22 years... Police said they did not know why Rosemary Vogel would have injected the fluid into the IV. She is being held on $100,000 bond in the Maricopa County jail. She is charged with first-degree premeditated attempted murder and abuse of a vulnerable adult. [Full article here]

ROSE MARY VOGEL UPDATE: POLICE RELEASE 911 TAPE IN ARIZONA FECAL MATTER CASE
By: Associated Press
Posted: 02/03/2014
[Excerpts] Police on Monday released the 911 call that led to the arrest of an Arizona woman suspected of trying to kill her hospitalized husband by injecting fecal matter into his IV line. The call came Friday afternoon from the Chandler Regional Medical Center's head of security. Hospital staff said they found Rose Mary Vogel tampering with the IV line and saw a brown substance blocking the tube... Police documents said Vogel, 55, is a retired registered nurse who formerly worked at the Chandler hospital... Police don't have a possible motive yet. Vogel declined to be interviewed by police and asked for an attorney after her arrest. The incident occurred after 66-year-old Phillip Vogel had undergone a heart procedure... his condition wasn't immediately released. [Full article here]

CHANDLER PD: WOMAN INJECTS FECES INTO HUSBAND'S IV
CBS5
Posted: Jan 31, 2014
[Excerpts] ... Rose Mary Vogel was in a Chandler Regional Medical Center recovery room with her 66-year-old husband around 1:30 p.m. Thursday after he underwent surgery on his heart, according to the police report. Vogel is a retired nurse who had worked at Chandler Regional... Vogel was arrested initially for aggravated assault, but a search of her purse turned up three syringes, two still containing fluid, and a third with what appeared to be traces of feces, according to the report. The charges were upgraded to attempted first-degree murder. Vogel's bond was set at $100,000 and she has been ordered to stay away from her husband...  [Full article here]

POLICE RELEASE 911 CALL PLACED BY HOSPITAL SECURITY CHIEF AFTER RETIRED NURSE 'TRIED TO KILL HER EX-COP HUSBAND OF 30 YEARS BY INJECTING FECAL MATTER INTO HIS IV'
Daily Mail
By Snejana Farberov
4 February 2014
[Excerpts] ...On the 911 call released Monday, the hospital security chief sounds almost embarrassed describing the incident. ‘We have a situation here where… how do I explain this…’ he begins to explain... Philip Vogel had served on the police force in Lexington for 22 years until 1995, when he retired after the controversial shooting of a young black man... Vogel later explained that his service weapon discharged accidentally. A grand jury decided not to indict him. After leaving the police department, Vogel got a master's degree in criminal justice education and moved to sun Lakes, Arizona, with his wife, Rose Mary. The couple have been married for more than 30 years, and their stunned neighbors in Sun Lakes say the two seemed very happy... [Full article here]


1994

BLACK UNREST IN LEXINGTON, KY.
The New York Times
October 26, 1994
[Excerpts] After a police officer fatally shot a teen-ager in a predominantly black neighborhood, hundreds of blacks roamed the city's downtown today, damaging police cars and throwing rocks at whites... Chief [Larry] Walsh said the 18-year-old man, Antonio Orlando Sullivan, was killed after five police officers went to his house with warrants charging him with assault and wanton endangerment in connection with a street shooting on Sept. 30... "As Sullivan was in the process of stepping into the living-room area, a police officer's weapon was accidentally discharged, striking Sullivan in the head," the Chief said. He said a 22-year police veteran, Sgt. Phil Vogel, had been relieved of duty pending the investigation. [Full article here]

1995

POLICE OFFICER IS NOT CHARGED FOR FATAL SHOT
The New York Times
February 5, 1995
[Excerpts] A grand jury has refused to indict a white police officer who shot to death an unarmed black teen-ager who was surrendering. The grand jury, made up of 11 whites and one black, said on Thursday that it was "unable to conclude that an indictable offense occurred." The officer, Sgt. Phil Vogel, retired moments before the decision was announced. The police denied that Sergeant Vogel, a 22-year veteran, had been offered a deal... Mr. Sullivan, 18, was shot in the head as he emerged from a closet and raised his hands, said the other officers... [Full article here]
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