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PFC Ben Wesley Strickland

Fri, 05/31/1974

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5/31/1974

Patrolman First Class Strickland was on duty in Lexington County when he arrested a driver during a traffic stop. The passenger of the vehicle shot and killed Patrolman Strickland. The two suspects were charged with his death. Patrolman Strickland was a sixteen year veteran of the Patrol and was a native of Dorchester County.