Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 360
Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife
Offender: Not available
Officer Benjamin Worcester was stabbed to death while investigating a suspicious person call several blocks from the police station. A struggle ensued after making contact with the suspect.
The suspect was able to get behind Officer Worcester, produced a kitchen knife, and began stabbing him in the vest several times. He then stabbed Officer Worcester in the neck, killing him.
The suspect was convicted of Officer Worcester's murder and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Officer Worcester had served with the Hayward Police Department for 5 years. He is buried in the Chapel Of The Chimes Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Union City, California.