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Special Agent H. H. Delmas | Kansas City Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police Kansas City Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent

H. H. Delmas

Kansas City Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 10, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Arkansas

Incident Date: 2/9/1926

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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Special Agent H.H. Delmas was shot and killed in DeQueen, Arkansas, by two brothers who had fled from Dallas, Texas, where they had murdered Officer Clarence Isbell five days earlier.

Agent Delmas encountered the men on a train in DeQueen and was fatally shot. He succumbed to his wounds the following day.

The brothers were apprehended after murdering Delmas and returned to Dallas. They were convicted of Officer Isbell's murder and executed on the same day.

Agent Delmas was survived by his wife.

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Officer Clarence Marshall Isbell
Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Thursday, February 4, 1926
Cause: Gunfire

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Agent Delmas,
Sir, it has taken 85 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice.

R.I.P.
USBP

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February 24, 2011

 

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