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Game Warden Arnold J. Magoon | Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, Vermont Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, Vermont

Game Warden

Arnold J. Magoon

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, Vermont

End of Watch: Thursday, April 27, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 18 years

Badge # 939

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Blunt object; Flashlight

Offender: Sentenced to 20 years

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Warden Arnold Magoon was killed when he was assaulted by a deer poacher in Brandon, Vermont. The suspect struck him several times in the head with a flashlight. The man was sentenced to six to twenty years for the murder.

Warden Magoon had been with the agency for 18 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.

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38 years lost to a man doing his job protecting wildlife. RIP Warden Magoon. Such a lose.

Larry Stahler retired Deputy Warden
Vermont fish & Wildlife
April 29, 2017

 

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