Murder Victim
Maywood, Illinois
October 23, 2006

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FBI Seeking Information on 2006 Murder of Illinois Police Officer

The FBI continues to seek information on the nine-year-old murder of Maywood, Illinois police officer Thomas T. Wood, who was shot by an unknown subject while sitting in his police vehicle on October 23, 2006.


On October 23, 2006, Maywood Police Officer Thomas T. Wood was sitting in his marked patrol SUV near the intersection of 6th Avenue and Erie Street in Maywood, Illinois, when he was shot multiple times in the chest and head by an unknown assailant. Wood subsequently died of his wounds. The weapon used was believed to be a .380 caliber pistol.


Wood entered on duty with the Maywood Police Department on October 6, 1997. He was 37 years old at the time of his death, and is survived by his wife and five children.

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