Lt. Cornelius J. Roche

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On this day in BPD history 7 March 1933 we lost our Brother Lt. Cornelius J. Roche of Baltimore's Detective Bureau, Lt Roche suffered a Heart Attack and Paralytic Stroke while on duty and working the Presidential Inauguration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Washington DC. The Heart Attack and Stroke would take the Lieutenat's life before he could leave the city and get back to his family in Baltimore.

We lost two of our men while in DC the second was Capt. Charles H Burns, also from the Detective Bureau. The Captain passed away in his home on the 9th of March 1933. 

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The Baltimore Sun Sat Mar 4 1933 72


The Evening Sun Sat Mar 11 1933 72

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End of Watch 7 March 1933
City, St. City, St.
Panel Number N/A
Cause of Death Heart Attack
District Worked Detective Department

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