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Sergeant Arthur Julian Barker
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Saturday, March 16, 1940

Biographical Info
Age: 50
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, March 16, 1940
Incident Location: Saskatchewan
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available

Sergeant Barker was posted to Shaunavon, Saskatchewan at the time of his death. He was shot to death by an insane man in the Grand Hotel in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. Sergeant Barker knew his attacker and had spent time talking with him prior to the shooting. His killer was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to an institution.

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