Police Officer Major Hubert Worley

Police Officer Major Hubert Worley

Asheville Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, October 7, 1933

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Major Hubert Worley

Officer Worley was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute. As he approached the back door of the residence the suspect opened it and shot Officer Worley in the chest with a shotgun. The suspect was apprehended a short time later.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison November 22, 1933. He was paroled on October 29, 1940.

Officer Worley had been with the agency for eight years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1940

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 7, 2009

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