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Deputy U.S. Marshal David Sigemore | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy U.S. Marshal

David Sigemore

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Thursday, July 31, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 11 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Rifle; Winchester

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Marshal Sigemore was shot and killed by a prisoner while taking the man to Fort Smith, Arkansas, to face trial for murder. The two had made camp near Okmulgee. During the night the prisoner was able to grab a Winchester rifle and shot Deputy Marshal Sigemore, killing him.

The suspect remained at large for 4 years before being murdered by two friends who intended to collect the $500 reward for his capture.

Deputy Marshal Sigemore had served with the agency for 11 months.

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Deputy Marshal Sigemire,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
July 31, 2015

 

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