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Police Officer Edgar A. Clay, Jr. | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

Edgar A. Clay, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, January 25, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 1/7/1982

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Officer Edgar A. Clay died of a bilateral pulmonary embolism 18 days after an offender struck him. Officer Clay was assigned to Area I Youth. On January 7th, he encountered a student who reportedly had stolen goods. As he attempted to search the youth's parcels, the suspect struck him in the head. Officer Clay fell to his knees in the attack. He died two and a half weeks later.

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