When St. Louis police officer — Blake Snyder, 33, was killed in the line of duty in October 2016, he left behind his wife, Elizabeth, and their 2-year-old son, Malachi.
Blake Snyder was a four-year veteran of the force who was responding to a disturbance call in the early morning hours of October 6th. Upon arriving at the scene, the suspect, 18-year-old Trenton Forster, pulled a pistol and shot him point blank.
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said, “It was an immediately fatal wound.”
Upon hearing about Snyder’s death, another police wife from Granite City, Illinois, did something incredibly thoughtful and touching for Snyder’s heartbroken family.