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Photograph: Corporal Eric Wallace Spicer

Patch image: Dartmouth City Police Department, Nova Scotia

Corporal Eric Wallace Spicer
Dartmouth City Police Department
Nova Scotia

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 23, 1975

Biographical Info
Age: 28
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Not available
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Corporal Eric Spicer and a taxi driver were victims of a double shooting which left both men dead. Evidence collected by the police indicated Corporal Spicer was involved in a scuffle with a suspect and assaulted before being shot to death. It appears that one gun was used in the two deaths. Corporal Spicer's gun, badge, wallet and bullet-pouch were found in a small wooded area near the scene.

A 22 year old male was caught and convicted of the murders.

Corporal Spicer is survived by his wife and two daughters, his parents, a brother and two sisters.

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