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Deputy Marshal Willis Washington Hemby | Magee Police Department, Mississippi Magee Police Department, Mississippi

Deputy Marshal

Willis Washington Hemby

Magee Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, January 30, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1928

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Deputy Marshal Hemby and Deputy Sheriff Earl Nunnery of the Simpson County Sheriff's Department were shot and killed by a man they attempted to arrest on a minor charge.

The suspect was convicted of two counts of first degree murder and hanged on July 13, 1928.

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Deputy Sheriff Earl Nunnery
Simpson County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi
End of Watch: Monday, January 30, 1928
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 30, 2011

 

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