Police Cadet Murray had been hospitalized since November 16, 2016 after suffering from a medical emergency while completing the final physical training at the police academy. Although he remained hospitalized, the police academy awarded him his graduation certificate in absentia. Cadet Murray began his career with the Frisco Police Department as a police and fire dispatcher in 2013 and started the police academy in July 2016.
Cadet Murray was survived by his expectant wife and young daughter.
Patrolman Joe Preston Murphy
End of Watch: Monday, January 29, 1968
Patrolman Joe Murphy was killed in an automobile accident while responding to assist members of the Celina Police Department. His vehicle collided with a grain truck that was making a U-turn on State Highway 289.
Patrolman Murphy had served with the Frisco Police Department for eight months. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and seven siblings. One his brothers was WWII hero and author Audie Murphy.