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Special Officer Jose Sancedo | Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer

Jose Sancedo

Southern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 11, 1937

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Nevada

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Special Officer Jose Sancedo was shot and killed in the Southern Pacific rail yards in Palisade, Nevada, when he was attacked by three suspects.

It is believed the three new that he was carrying a large sum of money in preparation for a trip to Mexico to visit family. The subjects shot him four times and stole the money. He was transported to a hospital in Elko, Nevada, where he succumbed to his wounds.

One suspect was apprehended and convicted of Officer Sancedo's murder.

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Rest in Peace Railroad Detective Jose Sancedo. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting America's Steel Roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum who murdered you burn forever in the lake of fire.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 11, 2016

 

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