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Albia PD Patch

Officer Richard Williams

Richard Williams

On January 2, 1941, Albia Police Officer Richard Williams arrested two suspects after a report of a fight at a local tavern. The two male suspects resisted arrest. After Officer Williams transported the two men to the county jail, he collapsed and died from a heart attack. The heart attack was caused by exertion while Officer Williams arrested the two suspects.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 05-11-2011 (JGL)