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Special Agent Wesley C. Sellars | Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent

Wesley C. Sellars

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 8, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Florida

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Special Agent Wesley Sellars was shot to death from ambush by two men at the railroad depot in High Springs, Florida.

Agent Sellars was investigating the looting of freight cars by a gang of thugs, who were also terrorizing the community. Two of the gang members were arrested and charged with his murder.

Both suspects was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. One was pardoned in 1915.

Special Agent Sellars served several years as a policeman with the Tampa Police Department.

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Rest in Peace Special Agent Wesley C. Sellars. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum who murdered you burn in hell as I type this reflection. I pray that the hounds of hell are ripping their souls apart.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 7, 2016

 

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