Hornets will Destroy: Terrible Way to Die
Larry Crenshaw, 59, an Indiana police detective, dies after he was attacked by hornets and allergic reaction causing a heart attack.
As a result, the coroner said Crenshaw was stung 40 times by the hornets. Therefore, he collapsed in the woods and stopped breathing. At the hospital, he died. The coroner confirmed this information to PEOPLE.
Crenshaw’s friend who was hunting with was also stung by the hornets but he did live. His condition is unknown.
Larry Crenshaw was a 26-year veteran of the police force. At the time of his death, he was working as a detective for the Anderson Police Department. Crenshaw was a police chief for the department from 2012 to 2016. Then, he was also on the Madison County Council where he was president from 2004 to 2012.
Moreover, Crenshaw was a dedicated husband of 39 years, a father of three, and a grandfather of two. This information was according to his obituary
“Larry was quite the family man. He enjoyed coaching baseball and most recently was the pitcher for his grandson’s baseball team. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, and had a love for the outdoors,” the obituary reads. “He enjoyed playing golf and ping pong with his son, Hogan. On most vacations, you could find Larry on his raft or boat.”
There is a scholarship in Crenshaw’s name.
Memorial contributions go to The Larry Crenshaw Memorial Scholarship Fund at Anderson High School.