Special Deputy Marshal Gene Leroy Goldsberry

Special Deputy Marshal Gene Leroy Goldsberry

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

End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 1993

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Gene Leroy Goldsberry

Special Deputy Marshal Gene Goldsberry was shot and killed in Topeka, Kansas, by a man who was about to be sentenced on drug and weapons charges.

The suspect began firing when elevator doors opened to the federal court on the fourth floor. The suspect then blew himself up with pipe bombs which were strapped to his body.

Special Deputy Marshal Goldsberry had served with the agency for over 35 years. He was survived by his wife, his stepdaughter, sister, and brother.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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