Corporal William Andrew DoakRoyal Canadian Mounted PoliceFederalEnd of Watch: Saturday, April 1, 1922
Biographical InfoAge: 39Tour of Duty: 17 yearsBadge Number: 4396
Incident DetailsCause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, April 1, 1922Incident Location: Northwest TerritoriesWeapon Used: Gun; Unknown typeSuspect Info: found guilty and hanged
Corporal Doak was stationed at Tree River, Northwest Territories at the time of his death.
He was shot to death in his sleep by an escaped prisoner who was arrested for the murder of 5 people.
The murderer and his accomplice were tried and found guilty. They were hanged for their crimes.