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Special Agent Robert Mansfield Buck | United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government
United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

Special Agent

Robert Mansfield Buck

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, February 1, 1932

Biographical Info

Age:
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: February 1, 1932
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Sentenced to 34 years

Special Agent Robert Buck was shot and killed while conducting an investigation in Hancock County, Mississippi.

He and another agent were conducting surveillance of a still when two armed men arrived. The agents ordered the men to surrender but were met with gunfire. Agent Buck was fatally wounded.

Both men were arrested and convicted of murder. They received sentences ranging from 29 to 34 years in prison.