Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 3/28/1975
Offender: Committed to mental institution
Officer John Holmes succumbed to a gunshot wound he suffered on March 28, 1975, by a sniper.
Officer William Wurst, of the Hainesport Police Department, and Patrolman Donald Aleshire, also of the Mount Holly Police Department, were also killed by the sniper. Officer Holmes had been paralyzed since the incident.
Officer Holmes was survived by his wife and son.