Lieutenant William Patrick Farrell

Lieutenant William Patrick Farrell

Front Royal Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 24, 1991

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William Patrick Farrell

Lieutenant William Farrell died on July 24, 1991, from Hepatitis B, which he contracted on November 6, 1977, while arresting a female suspect. During the arrest the suspect began biting and scratching Lieutenant Farrell.

Following the incident he developed chronic hepatitis which caused his health to deteriorate until his death.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 6, 1977

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Carson loveless

February 6, 2024

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