Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 12/14/1951
Game Warden Gus Engeling was shot and killed in the Darden Wildlife Management Facility, near Palestine, Texas, while attempting to arrest an illegal duck hunter.
The suspect was apprehended, confessed to the murder, and sentenced to death. The man was executed in the electric chair on December 2, 1952.
Game Warden Engeling had served with the Texas Game and Fish Commission for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.