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Patrolman Marion League | East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois


Marion League

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Sunday, February 27, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Marion League was shot and killed while responding to a residential burglary.

When Patrolman League arrived at the scene, he observed a man walking away from the area and told him to stop. The suspect suddenly turned and fired, striking Patrolman League in the forehead.

Patrolman League was survived by his wife and six children.

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Patrolman League's son George Oliver was my uncle, married to my aunt, Thelma Beatrice Murray Jones, for more than 50 years. George, born in 1898, spoke of his father's death and what the loss meant to his family.

All honor to the people who risk their lives and the security of their families' futures in the name of the public good.

Keith Murray
July 1, 2012


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