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Constable Francis Marion Shepard | Fayette County Sheriff's Department, Iowa Fayette County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

Constable

Francis Marion Shepard

Fayette County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Thursday, September 7, 1882

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Lynched by mob

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Constable Francis Shepard was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two brothers for theft.

He was shot twice in the chest as he approached the two. The suspects were both apprehended one year later and were lynched by a mob that broke into the jail.

Constable Shepard had previously served in the Civil War and is buried in Lima Cemetery in Fayette County, Iowa.

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Francis Marion Shepard is buried in the Lima Cemetery in Fayette county, Iowa.

Mary Bagby
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September 15, 2015

 

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