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Deputy Sheriff Frank W. Brugh | Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Frank W. Brugh

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, September 13, 1903

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Frank Brugh and Sheriff George Wharton were shot and killed by a man they had just arrested on a train traveling between Victoria and Edna. The man was wanted for escaping from a prison in Billings, Montana. As the suspect was being put in a cell at the jail he was able to obtain a gun and mortally wounded both officers. Sheriff Wharton was able to return fire and kill the suspect as well.

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Sheriff George F. Wharton
Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, September 13, 1903
Cause: Gunfire

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Heroes live forever, Deputy Brugh, and we will never forget. Thank you for the your sacrifice for the citizens of Jackson County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.
September 13, 2013

 

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