Deputy Marshal John Riley Newport

Deputy Marshal John Riley Newport

Helenwood Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, November 1, 1890

John Riley Newport

Deputy Marshal John Newport and Marshal Andrew Adams were shot and killed while attempting to arrest two wanted men.

Deputy Newport was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 121rst 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

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater. Pittsburg Police Dept., eow 4/24

November 1, 2011

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