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Marshal John Cox | Lamasco Police Department, Kentucky Lamasco Police Department, Kentucky

Marshal

John Cox

Lamasco Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, December 24, 1892

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Marshal John Cox was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing a religious gathering on Christmas Eve.

The subject fled the area after shooting Marshal Cox but was arrested in Princeton, Kentucky, two months later.

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Marshal Cox,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lamasco.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
December 24, 2015

 

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