Special Agent Hubert J. Treacy, Jr.

Special Agent Hubert J. Treacy, Jr.

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, March 13, 1942

Hubert J. Treacy, Jr.

Agent Treacy was shot and killed by two Army deserters in Abingdon, Virginia. He and another agent had attempted to arrest the two in a restaurant when the men suddenly pulled out handguns and opened fire. Agent Treacy was killed instantly and the second agent was seriously wounded. The two deserters, from Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, were arrested a few hours later.

The deserters, both 21, were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in Alcatraz Prison.

Agent Treacy had been with the agency for eleven months.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Virginia
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 70th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 13, 2012

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