Patrolman William Morgan Payton

Patrolman William Morgan Payton

West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, February 9, 1924

William Morgan Payton

Patrolman Payton was shot and killed with his own gun by a man while investigating a disturbance at the man's home. The suspect was arrested and convicted of murder.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Continue to rest in peace Patrolman Payton, we will never forget the heroes who gave their all for us, and you sir are a hero.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

February 9, 2013

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