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Deputy Sheriff Charles Escalanti | 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 Sheriff

Charles Escalanti

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

End of Watch: Sunday, June 6, 1909

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Location: Arizona

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Edged weapon

Offender: Sentenced to 1 year

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Deputy Marshal Charles Escalanti succumbed to stab wounds sustained two weeks earlier while attempting to arrest two drunk men who were loitering near the railroad tracks in Yuma, Arizona. Despite being stabbed several times, he was able to shoot and wound one of the suspects. Both men were arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Escalante's killer was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to one year in the county jail and fined one dollar.

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Deputy Marshal Escalanti,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. It sickens me that the POS who murdered you was only sentenced to one year and fined a dollar. Hopefully he's paying for his crime now.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
June 6, 2017

 

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