Town Marshal W. T. Williams

Town Marshal W. T. Williams

Trenton Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, October 23, 1889

W. T. Williams

Town Marshal W.T. Williams was shot and killed by a suspect whom he was serving a notice on for disorderly conduct. The suspect fled after murdering Marshal Williams but was eventually apprehended.

On November 23, 1889, an angry mob took the suspect from the county jail and lynched him as he awaited trial.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 120th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

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October 23, 2009

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