Trooper Milton Veasily Purnell, Jr.

Trooper Milton Veasily Purnell, Jr.

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, May 29, 1975

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Milton Veasily Purnell, Jr.

Trooper Milton Purnell was killed in an automobile accident on Route 50 near Cambridge. His patrol car struck a utility pole at a service station.

Trooper Purnell had been with the agency for 17 months.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you Milton Jr., for making all us so proud. You will never be forgotten and will always remain in our hearts and minds for your genuine caring and sacrifice!

Dr. Mark L. Bowen-retired DFC
Worcester County MD Sheriff's Office

May 29, 2020

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