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| White River Junction, Vermont

Joseph John Howard, 38, from White River Junction, Vermont, on 5 August 2021

Victim Info

  • Joseph John Howard
  • Unknown
  • 38
  • Male


Police responded to reports that Howard had shown up at a residence, confronted the owner, and refused to leave. The homeowner reportedly did not know Howard. Upon arrival, police claim Howard attacked Corporal Eric Clifford. Clifford reportedly attempted to use pepper spray, and then shot and killed Howard.

Additional Evidence

  • Joseph John Howard
  • 38
  • Male
  • Unknown race
  • White River Junction
  • VT
  • Windsor
  • Hartford Police Department
  • VT0140300
  • Gunshot
  • Pending investigation
  • No known charges
  • No
  • Unarmed/Did Not Have Actual Weapon
  • no object
  • attack
  • not fleeing
  • no
  • 7077
  • Other Non-Violent Offense
  • trespassing


Source ID: 9443 - Mapping Police Violence

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Mainchain details

The BEACON hash was timestamped at and successfully submitted to Mainchain. The BEACON Timestamp ID is 60653. Submitted in Mainchain Tx E1222BC96F6EF831F6980216D2EDFB5C0E9C75C303D7637E2AFABFB8F79D6D6B, at block height 6754634

Transaction details

Tx E1222BC96F6EF831F6980216D2EDFB5C0E9C75C303D7637E2AFABFB8F79D6D6B
Sent from: und1hf4jjflctvxcfxh5mc47yqvugwcugm9xzevszk
Public Key Type: tendermint/PubKeySecp256k1
Public Key: A675rrH9WWpxIibCwaEs18WyVdsrByOXRqVay8/b8hGh
Signature: 7O8+L37SRIfAMnOfI7c1djwkalx0C95Ey1LUoXrtHPBVQZNN2rSvruOrc+fBCs0hIL17HO5Qh5EDtOTR3Dj+Yw==
Raw Tx data:

Hash Comparison

Hash stored in database: 6c808399e612c345e784d7a81d8c0d8b4970bde0482da4385fa78c0986d333ec

Hash from Mainchain Tx: 6c808399e612c345e784d7a81d8c0d8b4970bde0482da4385fa78c0986d333ec

Dynamically generated hash: 6c808399e612c345e784d7a81d8c0d8b4970bde0482da4385fa78c0986d333ec

Hashes Match?

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