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Deputy Sheriff John Derek Osborne | Denver Sheriff's Department, Colorado Denver Sheriff's Department, Colorado

Deputy Sheriff

John Derek Osborne

Denver Sheriff's Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 7, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Osborne was stabbed to death by two inmates who were attempting to escape from the Denver County Jail. The two had overpowered another guard when they came across Deputy Osborne, who was on his normal rounds. The two suspects overpowered Deputy Osborne and cut his throat with a 4-inch homemade blade.

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Gone but not forgotten........You are still in thoughts and prayers.

DSD Deputy 04034
Denver Sheriff
August 26, 2016

 

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