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Forbes Alex McLeod
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1898
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1934
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of James McLeod and Sarah Craig

Patrolman Forbes A. McLeod
Needham Police Department, Massachusetts
End of Watch: Friday, February 2, 1934

Age: 36
Tour of Duty: 9 years
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, February 2, 1934
Weapon Used: Rifle; Machine gun
Suspect Info: Executed

Patrolman Forbes McLeod was shot and killed by escaping robbers. The men had taken hostages and shot and killed Patrolman McLeod as they escaped in a vehicle and entered Needham Heights. Patrolman Francis Haddock was at the fire station talking with a firefighter. Upon seeing the uniformed men the suspects opened fire with a machine gun, killing Patrolman Haddock. The suspects were convicted of first degree murder and executed.

Patrolman McLeod had served with the agency for nine years.

Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: FullOBlarney
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
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Forbes Alex McLeod
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