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Suspect involved in crash that killed Milwaukee Police Department dispatcher arrested

Posted: 5:41 PM, Mar 25, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-25 18:47:01-04
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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say the suspect involved in a crash that killed an employee with the Milwaukee Police Department has been arrested.

Police say on Tuesday, the United States Marshals arrested Denzil P. Crosby in Texas. Officers say he was driving a car that hit 62-year-old emergency dispatcher Deborah Harris.

Police say Harris was driving early Monday morning near N. 51st St. and W. Vienna Ave when Crosby crashed into her car in the middle of a police chase. Harris died from her injuries. Police say Crosby allegedly ran from the scene.

"The Milwaukee Police Department would like to thank the United States Marshals Service for locating and arresting Crosby," the department writes in a statement.

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