William T Sube

End of Watch: Sunday, June 5, 1910

Biographical Info

Age: 40

Tour of Duty: 2 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Duty-related illness

Date of Incident: May 30, 1910

Incident Location: Building on 4th Street

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

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Patrolman Sube died after contracting tetanus as a result of a wound received while on patrol.

He was checking on a building on 4th Street, proceeding down a staircase, when the staircase collapsed. As a result of the fall, Patrolman Sube received a large splinter in his hand. 

The wound caused him to contract tetanus, from which he died five (5) days later.

Patrolman Sube had served with the department for one (1) year.

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