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Deputized Civilian John T. Horton | Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputized Civilian

John T. Horton

Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 20, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 35 years

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Deputy J. T. Horton was shot and killed while assisting the Young County sheriff serve a warrant.

During the arrest, the suspect began to resist and shot Deputy Horton, killing him.

The suspect was convicted of murdering Deputy Horton and sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06
March 20, 2010

 

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