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Detective Ben Yeaden | Youngstown Police Department, Ohio Youngstown Police Department, Ohio


Ben Yeaden

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, February 7, 1925

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Age: 38

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 9/3/1924

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Detective Yeaden succumbed to an accidental gunshot wound sustained on September 3, 1924, five months earlier, while he was chasing a suspect. Detective Yeaden was climbing over a fence on East Boardman Street when his service weapon fell from its holster and discharged. The round struck him in the abdomen causing serious injuries. Over the course of the next several months Detective Yeaden underwent several surgeries to repair the damage. He succumbed to his wound on February 7, 1925.

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Officer Yeaden we will never forget your sacrifice!! Everyone worked hard to honor you!!! RIP Sgt Miranda B-Turn

Sgt Zaida Miranda
Youngstown Police Department
October 3, 2012


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