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(Credit: KCPQ-TV)

(Credit: KCPQ-TV)

SEATTLE — The Seattle Police Department honored two officers killed in the line of duty more than a century ago.

Seattle officer Mike Severance found two unmarked graves while researching the final resting spots for officers killed in the line of duty.

Back in 1914, officer Arthur Ruckart died from a shotgun blast while he was looking for a car prowler.

In 1898, officer Thomas Roberts was killed when a man he was questioning pulled a gun and shot him.

Seattle police unveiled new grave markers for both men in a special ceremony on Thursday.

The Retired Police Officers’ Association and Lake View Cemetery donated the funds for the new gravestones.

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