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- Nov. 26, 1911 -
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San Francisco Police Dept. Patch
Resided: CA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Nov. 26, 1911
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male
Agency
Dept: San Francisco Police Dept.
San Francisco, CA   USA
County: San Francisco
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Officer
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
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Badge: 314
On The Job: 22 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: CA   USA   Sun. Nov. 26, 1911
Summary: Officers Charles Castor and Thomas Finnelly were shot and killed when they attempted to arrest a suspect that was wanted for murder in Veley, Greece.

The officers were informed by an informant that the suspect would be arriving in San Francisco on that day at the Ferry Building.

When the officers attempted to arrest the suspect, the suspect shot them both. The suspect also shot the informant who pointed him out to the police. The suspect was captured at the scene, tried, and hanged on March 14, 1913.

Officer Castor had served with the San Francisco Police Department for 22 years. He was survived by his wife and six sons. He is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California.

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