Houston McCoy, in a 2008 file photo, the Austin police officer who stopped University of Texas Tower sniper Charles Whitman more than 46 years ago, died in a rest home in his hometown of Menard. He was 72. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Kelly West) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

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Houston McCoy, in a 2008 file photo, the Austin police officer who stopped University of Texas Tower sniper Charles Whitman more than 46 years ago, died in a rest home in his hometown of Menard. He was 72. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Kelly West) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM
Houston McCoy, in a 2008 file photo, the Austin police officer who stopped University of Texas Tower sniper Charles Whitman more than 46 years ago, died in a rest home in his hometown of Menard. He was 72. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Kelly West) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM
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