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Deputy Maurice B. Moore | Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas


Maurice B. Moore

Travis County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, November 10, 1887

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Maurice Moore was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a suspect, and his sons, on a warrant for a local schoolhouse arson.

When Deputy Moore and Deputy Sheriff Sam Platt entered the suspect's the suspect drew a rifle and a struggle ensued. An unknown person entered the house and shot Deputy Moore with a shotgun.

Deputy Moore's grave remained unmarked for 115 years until a tombstone was put in place in May 2002. He was survived by his wife and had formerly served with the Texas Rangers.

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