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Deputy U.S. Marshal Jim Billy | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy U.S. Marshal

Jim Billy

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Sunday, July 13, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Charged with murder

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Marshal Billy was shot and killed while escorting a prisoner to jail. The man had been arrested for selling liquor on an Indian reservation in Stonewall, Oklahoma. The suspect's cousin was permitted to come along so he could post bail when they arrived at the jail. The three made camp several miles south of Ada, Oklahoma, and were going to continue on the in the morning. The following day Marshal Billy's body was found with a bullet wound to his chest. The two suspects were arrested and charged with murder.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and twentieth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
July 13, 2010

 

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