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Police Officer Martin Kilroy | St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer

Martin Kilroy

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 19, 1913

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Officer Kilroy was killed when he and his horse was struck by an automobile while on mounted patrol. He and two other officers were crossing the Kingshighwy viaduct and checking on a disabled car when another car entered the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle struck Officer Kilroy's horse, knocking him to ground and causing fatal injuries. The driver of the vehicle was brought to trial but acquitted by a jury.
Officer Kilroy was survived by his wife and four children.

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Even 100 years after your death, your family still remembers you and prays that you were richly rewarded by God for all your service to the people whose lives you touched and helped to make their lives better and safer. We will always be grateful for your service on this earth to your family and community.

KCM
Granddaughter
August 29, 2013

 

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