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Constable F. M. Ledbetter | Morris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas Morris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

Constable

F. M. Ledbetter

Morris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, December 16, 1892

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1893

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Constable Ledbetter was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for assault. The suspect shot and wounded before being taken into custody.

The killer was executed on June 9, 1893.

Constable Ledbetter was survived by his wife and five children.

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Constable Ledbetter,
On today, the 118th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Morris County. It took another seven months but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.

R.I.P.
USBP

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December 16, 2011

 

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