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Deputy Rex Stone | Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona


Rex Stone

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch: Monday, January 18, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Stone and Deputy Warren LaRue were shot and killed by a man as they attempted to seize his mobile home to satisfy a $833 judgement. The man produced a gun and shot Deputy LaRue in the back four times. Deputy Stone returned fire hitting the suspect five times as the suspect shot him three times. Both deputies and the suspect died at the scene.
Deputy Stone's son, a Phoenix Police Officer had been killed in the line of duty just three week prior to this incident.

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End of Watch: Monday, January 18, 1971
Cause: Gunfire

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