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Constable James Herron
Northwest Mounted Police
Federal

End of Watch: Monday, March 2, 1891

Biographical Info
Age: 29
Tour of Duty: 8 years
Badge Number: 913

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Exposure
Date of Incident: Monday, March 2, 1891
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Herron was found with snow-blindness. Parts of his face, wrists and fingers were frozen prior to his death. He was found with a single bullet wound behind his ear. It was not established if he took his own life.



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