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Deputy U.S. Marshal John B. Jones | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy U.S. Marshal

John B. Jones

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

End of Watch: Friday, July 3, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Marshal Jones was shot and killed on the Osage Tribe Reservation in Oklahoma while attempting to arrest a drunk man at an Independence Day celebration. The man was standing at the top of a darkened stairway. As Deputy Marshal Jones attempted to talk him down the man raised a rifle and shot him, killing him instantly.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

At the time of his death, Deputy Marshal Jones also served as the constable for the City of Pawhuska and as a deputy sheriff for Osage Nation Indian Territory. He was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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