Chief of Police James Lee Hux

Chief of Police James Lee Hux

Leesburg Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, February 13, 1924

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James Lee Hux

Chief Hux was killed while trying to locate a moonshine still in a swamp. He was killed by a single shotgun blast to the back of his head and his body was found in a shack the next day.

The 18-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.


  • Age 52
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to Life

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Rest in peace Chief of Police Hux.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 11, 2019

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