Police Officer Eric K. Murray

Police Officer Eric K. Murray

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Eric K. Murray

Police Officer Eric Murray died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a presumed exposure while on duty.

Officer Murray had served with the New York City Police Department for 16-1/2 years and was assigned to the 25th Precinct. He is survived by his wife, two children, sister, and three brothers.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 16 years, 6 months
  • Badge 26774

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 26, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

April 17, 2021

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