Patrolman Edward W. Murray, Jr.

Patrolman Edward W. Murray, Jr.

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, July 2, 1975

Edward W. Murray, Jr.

Patrolman Edward Murray was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery in progress at a local restaurant at approximately 11:45 pm.

Shortly after he arrived at the restaurant two armed men entered and announced a holdup. Patrolman Murray immediately took action and exchanged shots with the two. Patrolman Murray and one of the suspects were both fatally wounded. The second suspect was later arrested and charged with robbery and murder. He was sentenced to death.

Patrolman Murray had served with the Cleveland Police Department for 32 years.

Bio

  • Age 59
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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
Texas

July 4, 2015

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