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Sheriff John W. Love | Limestone County Sheriff's Department, Texas Limestone County Sheriff's Department, Texas


John W. Love

Limestone County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 18, 1877

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Louisiana

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff John Love was shot and killed in Shreveport, Louisiana, while chasing several criminals. The suspects were then chased into a swamp by a posse and shot and killed.

Sheriff Love's body was returned to Grosebeck and he was buried in Tehuacana. He was survived by his wife and three siblings.

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Rest in Peace Sheriff John W. Love. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Limestone County, Texas.

I Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the rotting carcass' of your murderers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas
April 18, 2016


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