Night Marshal Ray Richardson

Night Marshal Ray Richardson

Cardwell Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, September 10, 1952

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Ray Richardson

Night Marshal Ray Richardson was beaten to death with a cue stick while attempting to arrest the owner of a pool hall at 8:30 pm.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died shortly after midnight.

The 44-year-old suspect was sent to prison where he died in 1960.

Marshal Richardson was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 9, 1952
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Died in prison

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I became the Chief of Police in Cardwell, Missouri on October 04, 2018. It is a wonderful small town with its share of struggles. However, the town will never forget the service and sacrifice that Marshal Richardson gave to this community. RIP

Chief Robbie D. Hale
Cardwell Police Department

February 14, 2020

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