Deputy Sheriff Cesario Lucero

Deputy Sheriff Cesario Lucero

Cochise County Sheriff's Department, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, August 12, 1888

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Cesario Lucero

Deputy Sheriff Cesario Lucero was shot and killed while searching for suspects who had robbed a train and murdered four passengers.

The suspects ambushed Deputy Lucero and shot him during an ambush to intended to kill the the Cochise County sheriff. They mistook Deputy Lucero for the sheriff and killed him. The subjects were later arrested and hanged.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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