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Deputy Constable Levi L. Mason | Bell County Constable's Office, Kentucky Bell County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Constable

Levi L. Mason

Bell County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Monday, March 21, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Constable Levi Mason was shot and killed from ambush while accompanying federal prohibition officers raid stills near Brownie's Creek in Bell County.

Two brothers who lived near the ambush site fled the area immediately after the shooting. They were arrested in Perry County six months later and returned to Bell County where they were convicted of Constable Mason's murder. Both brothers were sentenced to life in prison.

Constable Mason had served as a constable for several years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the ninety-first 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 21, 2012

 

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