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Game Warden Richard Squires | California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

Game Warden

Richard Squires

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 12, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/11/1916

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1926

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Game Warden Richard Squires and Game Warden Ray Heacock were shot and killed while in their patrol boat near Bouldin Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta at around midnight.

Three suspects were arrested. One was convicted of one count of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled on December 20, 1926. Another was convicted on manslaughter and one was acquitted.

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Game Warden Raymond B. Heacock
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California
End of Watch: Monday, December 11, 1916
Cause: Gunfire

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Thank you for your sertvice Sir, RIP

James Kotke
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WSF Park Police (Wi.)
December 11, 2012

 

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