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Constable William David Smith | Marks Creek Township Constable's Office, North Carolina Marks Creek Township Constable's Office, North Carolina

Constable

William David Smith

Marks Creek Township Constable's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 12, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1930

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Constable Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for possessing illegal whiskey. The suspect was captured in Richmond, Virginia, two weeks later.

The suspect was convicted of Constable Smith's murder and sentenced to death. He was executed in the electric chair on February 13, 1930.

Constable Smith was survived by his wife and six children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
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June 15, 2015

 

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