Senior Agent Leon Henderson, Jr.

Senior Agent Leon Henderson, Jr.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, March 30, 1996

Leon Henderson, Jr.

Agent Leon Henderson was killed in an accident while en route to a reported drowning. Agent Henderson's patrol unit, a truck, was struck by a large piece of farm equipment that entered the roadway and forced the truck into a ditch. The farm vehicle came to a rest on top of Agent Henderson's vehicle, pinning him.

Agent Henderson was transported to a local hospital where he died two weeks later.

He had served with the agency for 15 years and is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge WL 227

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 12, 1996

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