Philadelphia Officer Killed
Twenty-six t-shirts, each bearing the name of one of the victims killed in the shooting at the Connecticut school on December 14, 2012, were on display.
Judge Jeffrey Minehart found Rafael Jones (right photo) guilty in the attempted robbery and subsequent murder of Moses Walker Jr., who was on his way home after completing his shift in the 22nd police district.
Witnesses have detailed the final minutes of Officer Moses Walker’s life, and a critical decision to walk from the station house.
Rafael Jones and a co-defendant, Chancier McFarland, were charged with the 2012 robbery and murder of off-duty police officer Moses Walker.
Chancier McFarland has also agreed to cooperate against alleged co-conspirator Rafael Jones, the alleged triggerman in the case.
Officer Frederick Cione was gunned down when he stopped three males near 17th and Oxford Streets in North Philadelphia, Police say one of them opened fire. The killers fled, and have never been identified.
Edward Bracey was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Danny Boyle in 1991.
“He was a giver and he cared about people and he loved people,” says Marc Poland, an entrepreneur and longtime friend of Officer Moses Walker Jr., who was gunned down in North Philadelphia last year.
Officer Brian Lorenzo was killed in July 2012 when John Leck Jr. came the wrong way up an I-95 exit ramp and slammed into Lorenzo’s motorcycle.
John Leck Jr. is pleading guilty to the murder of officer Brian Lorenzo, killed in July of last year when his motorcycle was hit head-on by Leck, intoxicated and driving in the wrong direction.