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Thomas Campbell, who went by the street name “Tom Thumb,” had been on the lam from weapons charges when he came upon and murdered 10-year veteran officer Dennis McNamara.
The man convicted last year of the first-degree murder of Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker Jr. in 2012 was sentenced today to life in prison plus 23-47 years.
The suspects in the shooting death of Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III waived their right to a preliminary hearing.
“They’ve now filed suit against everybody they can think of, because they want to put gun dealers out of business,” says William Gordon’s personal attorney, Michael Gottlieb.
The trooper’s brother says his family is still upset because they feel more serious charges should have been brought against the state police firearms instructor who accidentally shot him.
Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials today marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III, killed last month in the line of the duty.
According to investigators, 27-year-old Tyaina Finch shot and killed Darby Borough police officer Mark Hudson with his service weapon.
Prosecutors say the preliminary hearing for the defendants, charged with the March 5th murder of officer Robert Wilson III, will take at least several hours as prosecutors present video evidence, eyewitnesses, ballistics, crime scene, and autopsy results.
Officials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer’s family.
Officer Robert Wilson III was not wearing a video camera at the time of his murder, but he and other members of the 22nd District have been part of the police department’s initial testing of the technology.
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.
Hundreds of police lined the street outside Christ the King Church, on Chesterfield Road, to pay their respects to Trooper Kedra.
Trooper David Kedra, 26, had been assigned to the Skippack Barracks, in Montgomery County, in January of last year.
Lynsay Fox says she’s filing the lawsuit to prevent other families from being faced with this kind of tragedy.