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Sergeant William Cross | Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

Sergeant

William Cross

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

End of Watch: Friday, June 15, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Committed suicide

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Sergeant Cross fatally stabbed while assisting other officers during a disturbance at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington.

One inmate was convicted of second degree murder in connection with Sergeant Cross' death. The inmate committed suicide in his cell after being convicted. A second inmate, who was the brother of the convicted inmate, was acquitted of murder chargers.

Sergeant Cross was survived by his wife, parents, and brother.

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SGT CROSS, FAMILY TIME HAS PASSED BUT WE STILL REMEMBER YOUR SACRIFICE PROTECTING THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON.

C/O CHIRICHELLO,L CERT
LANCASTER COUNTY PA
June 15, 2016

 

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