Marshal Ambrose Wilson

Marshal Ambrose Wilson

Sadieville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, October 15, 1883

Ambrose Wilson

Marshal Ambrose Wilson was shot and killed while attempting to break up a disturbance at a local saloon. He had taken one of the men outside and was attempting to persuade him to go home when the man produced a gun and opened fire, striking Marshal Wilson three times.

The marshal was taken inside the saloon where he died several minutes later. The suspect was arrested at his home later that night.

Marshal Wilson was survived by his fiancee. He was killed the week prior to his wedding.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

RIP Marshal

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

October 15, 2012

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.