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Officer Benjamin Warren Worcester | Hayward Police Department, California Hayward Police Department, California

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Benjamin Warren Worcester

Hayward Police Department, California

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 25, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 360

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Not available

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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.

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Your memory will always remain in the active and retired members of the Hayward Police force. Rest easy.

Res Lt. Chris Constantin
Hayward Police Department
March 26, 2017

 

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