Detective W. M. Collins

Detective W. M. Collins

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1910

W. M. Collins

Detective Collins succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was thrown from a horse-and-buggy. He had received a complaint from a man who claimed to have been swindled, and accompanied the man to question the suspect. While en route the horse bolted, throwing both men from the buggy. Detective Collins struck a tree and suffered severe internal injuries.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Incident Date Monday, July 4, 1910

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