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Deputy Marshal James Bathurst | Salida Police Department, Colorado Salida Police Department, Colorado

Deputy Marshal

James Bathurst

Salida Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 30, 1883

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Marshal Bathurst was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance involving several drunk miners. As the town marshal attempted to arrest the men he was stabbed. He was able to fire his weapon, killing the man who stabbed him. Another miner then opened fire, wounding the town marshal and killing Deputy Marshal Bathurst and a bystander.

The suspect fled into the mountains where he shot and killed another man who was part of a posse chasing him.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 30, 2015


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