Remembering...

Frank A.  Williams

Detective

Frank A. Williams

Serving with the Toronto Police

Tuesday November 19, 1918

Age: 24

While struggling to hold two men he had just arrested, Acting Detective Frank Williams was shot twice through the heart and killed instantly in the yard of William G. Cross livery stable, 687 King Street West at 1820 hours on November 19, 1918.

One of the men, Frank McCullough, age 26, was on parole from Burwash Prison in May 1913, was captured at the corner of King and Bathurst Streets, 75 yards from the scene of the shooting while attempting to escape.

Postscript

Frank McCullough was charged with murder, found guilty and later hanged for his crime.


Remembering...

Detective

Frank A. Williams

Frank A.  Williams


Serving with the Toronto Police

Tuesday November 19, 1918

Age: 24

While struggling to hold two men he had just arrested, Acting Detective Frank Williams was shot twice through the heart and killed instantly in the yard of William G. Cross livery stable, 687 King Street West at 1820 hours on November 19, 1918.

One of the men, Frank McCullough, age 26, was on parole from Burwash Prison in May 1913, was captured at the corner of King and Bathurst Streets, 75 yards from the scene of the shooting while attempting to escape.

Postscript

Frank McCullough was charged with murder, found guilty and later hanged for his crime.