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Deputy Sheriff Eduardo Dominguez | Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

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Eduardo Dominguez

Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: Thursday, April 11, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 1 day

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to 1 to 10 years

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Deputy Eduardo Dominguez and Deputy Raymundo Martinez were shot and killed when they responded to a domestic dispute. Gunfire erupted between the deputies and one man. Three others, including a mother of 10 children, caught in the crossfire were also killed.

The 48-year-old suspect was convicted of three counts of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 1 to 10 years in prison.

Deputy Dominguez had been deputized by Deputy Martinez while en route to the scene. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Deputy Sheriff Raymundo Martinez
Conejos County Sheriff's Office, Colorado
End of Watch: Thursday, April 11, 1940
Cause: Gunfire

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Grandpa Edurado, Your courage will always be remembered among generations and generations of Dominguez children and grandchildren. I love you with all my heart.

Your Grandson,
Bito (Walter) Dominguez and family
May 14, 2012
God Bless

Walter Dominguez
Grandson
May 14, 2012

 

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