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Lieutenant Ramon Villanueva-Moro | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Lieutenant

Ramon Villanueva-Moro

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Monday, October 30, 1950

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant Villanueva-Moro was shot and killed during a political uprising.

Eight members of the Puerto Rico Police Department were shot and killed during a political insurrection in which the Nationalist Party was attempting to overthrow the United States' presence. The insurrection called for the attack of every police department and military installation on Puerto Rico.

The day before the planned attack a large number of arrests were made by the Puerto Rico Police and FBI. However, the attack still went on and led to the deaths of dozens of individuals.

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Hoy es el 65º aniversario de su asesinato. Descansa en Paz, hermano y que Dios te bendiga. Usted es un héroe y no olvidamos. Gracias.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
October 30, 2015

 

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