Laubach is buried in Greenwood Cemetery.
Grave site of Hamilton Officer Aaron Laubach at Greenwood Cemetery. He was killed in the line of duty on this date in 1938. HAMILTON POLICE DEPARTMENT.
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A month-long investigation led to the arrest of John W. Cline, 24, of West Elkton in Preble County. He admitted to a series of robberies in Hamilton, two of them at the station where Laubach died, according to the narrative.
Cline was executed in the Ohio electric chair on Feb. 1, 1939. His brother, who was implicated as the getaway driver, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison.
For more information about officers killed in the line of duty, visit the museum's website.
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