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Trooper Marcus Lamastus | Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper

Marcus Lamastus

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch: Saturday, July 17, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 3 years

Badge # D-34

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Trooper Marcus Lamastus was shot and killed after chasing an ex-convict underneath a house in Mound Bayou at 1540 hours.

The suspect was shot and killed by other deputies who were also at the scene.

Trooper Lamastus had been with the agency for three years and was assigned to Troop D. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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Your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and The Geeat State of Mississippi! Continue to Rest in Peace Trooper Lamastus.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D
July 17, 2015

 

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