Chief of Police James Lee Hux

Chief of Police James Lee Hux

Leesburg Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, February 13, 1924

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.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to Life

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Continue to rest in peace Chief, we will never forget....

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

February 13, 2013

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