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August 24, 2012
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Man confesses to killing Philly cop shot at end of shift

Suspect, 23, walked out of prison 10 days before the shooting death of Officer Moses Walker Jr.

By Allison Steele, Mark Fazlollah, and Joseph A. Slobodzian
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A 23-year-old Philadelphia man who walked out of prison 10 days before the shooting of city Police Officer Moses Walker Jr. has confessed to killing him, police sources said Thursday night.

Rafael Jones of the 1800 block of West Susquehanna Avenue was first picked up for questioning Wednesday and is expected to be charged Friday in Walker's death. He had been released from prison Aug. 8 after violating probation on a gun conviction, and although a judge ordered him fitted with an electronic monitoring device, he apparently never was.

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