William Smith

Died =>23 February 1884

Force => Durham County Constabulary

Rank =>Sergeant

Cause =>Homicide - Beaten

Duty Status =>On Duty

Sergeant Smith was on duty in the evening outside the Diamon Inn when the pub closed and the patrons left. Three of the patrons walked off but returned shortly after and attacked Sergeant Smith, using stones to cause a fatal injury to the Sergeant’s head by cracking his skull.