Game Warden Frank W. "Bud" Stuart

Game Warden Frank W. "Bud" Stuart

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, September 21, 1948

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Frank W. "Bud" Stuart

Game Warden Bud Stuart was shot and killed by a 70-year-old man he had just arrested for hunting squirrels out of season in Boly Swamp, 10 miles southwest of Poplarville, Mississippi.

He had the suspect follow him out of the woods. As they left the woods, the man fatally shot him in the back near the Sones Bridge on the Osborn Moody Road.

Game Warden Stuart was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Charged with murder


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

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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