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Village Marshal Patrick Reddington | Shannon Police Department, Illinois Shannon Police Department, Illinois

Village Marshal

Patrick Reddington

Shannon Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, May 15, 1886

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Razor

Offender: Murdered in jail

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Village Marshal Patrick Reddington died as the result of a cut to his throat by a subject wielding a razor.

Marshal Reddington had gone to the man's home on Main Street in reference to a domestic disturbance at approximately 12:30 am. He was talking to a relative when the subject approached him from behind and cut his throat.

He attempted to walk to a local doctor's office but died before arriving.

The subject was arrested but was murdered in jail by another inmate.

Marshal Reddington had served with the Shannon Police Department for one year.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 15, 2015


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