Turnkey William G. Hunter

Turnkey William G. Hunter

Baltimore County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, June 9, 1932

William G. Hunter

Turnkey Hunter succumbed to wounds sustained three days earlier when he was beaten by two escaping prisoners from the Pikesville Police Station. After the beating, the suspects stole Turnkey Hunter's pistol and fled the jail. One of the suspects was arrested several days later when he inadvertently hailed a policeman for a ride. The second suspect was arrested in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in May, 1938.

Turnkey Hunter was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Baltimore where he died three days later. He was buried in New Cathedral Cemetery.

Turnkey Hunter was survived by his wife.


  • Age 75
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Monday, June 6, 1932
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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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

June 9, 2015

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