Sheriff Virgil Mason

Sheriff Virgil Mason

San Juan County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, December 2, 1978

Virgil Mason

Sheriff Mason suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to rescue several miners who had been trapped in a mine during a severe snowstorm.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Sheriff Mason,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Juan County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 2, 2018

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