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.


  • 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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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

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