Deputy U.S. Marshal David Sigemore

Deputy U.S. Marshal David Sigemore

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, July 31, 1890

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David Sigemore

Deputy Marshal Sigemore was shot and killed by a prisoner while taking the man to Fort Smith, Arkansas, to face trial for murder. The two had made camp near Okmulgee. During the night the prisoner was able to grab a Winchester rifle and shot Deputy Marshal Sigemore, killing him.

The suspect remained at large for 4 years before being murdered by two friends who intended to collect the $500 reward for his capture.

Deputy Marshal Sigemore had served with the agency for 11 months.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Rifle; Winchester
  • Offender Shot and killed

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On this 130th anniversary, rest in peace always and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice.

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

July 31, 2020

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