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Police Officer Dave Murdock | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Dave Murdock

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, June 27, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/22/1921

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Died in prison

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Officer Murdock was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a shooting call. As the arrived they were met with a hail of gunfire and Officer Murdock was struck in the jaw. He was transported to a local hospital and was expected to recover. Five days later he succumbed to complications from the gunshot wound.

The 21-year-old suspect was arrested, convicted of murder and sentenced to 113 years. He died in prison on January 26, 1922, of tuberculosis.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
July 4, 2015


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