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Deputy Marshal Cornelius Finley | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy Marshal

Cornelius Finley

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, September 2, 1878

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Arizona

Incident Date: 9/2/1878

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Never tried

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Deputy Marshal Cornelius Finley and Deputy Marshal John Hicks Adams were shot and killed near what is modern day Davidson's Canyon, Arizona.

The suspects were chased in Mexico and apprehended but never tried or convicted in connection with either murder. However, they were later killed by a posse.

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