Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Officer George and Deputy Marshal Samuel Lilly, of the United States Marshals Service, were shot and killed after being ambushed at about 1900 hours at approximately 15 miles from Wilmington. The two were returning for a liquor still raid when they were attacked as the crossed a creek. Both officers and Officer George's dog were shot at close range and killed. Four suspects were apprehended. Two of them were father and son and executed for the murders on the same day.
Officer George had been with the agency for 25 years and was survived by his mother, brother and two sisters.
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Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel Lilly