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William Miles

Police Officer

End of Watch: 1923

Unit: Patrol

Police Officer Miles, assigned to the Manayunk Station, was found unconscious with several wounds, at the foot of a flight of steps of a wool mill, near Dawson Street and Ridge Avenue. Autopsy results revealed that his injuries were the result of a homicide. Police Officer Miles had made a call to the station house approximately ten minutes before he was found by fellow officers. Police sources believed that he had surprised a band of thieves robbing the wool mill, when he was fatally injured. He is survived by five children.

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