Senior Agent Leon Henderson, Jr.

Senior Agent Leon Henderson, Jr.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, March 30, 1996

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Leon Henderson, Jr.

Senior Agent Leon Henderson was killed in a vehicle crash while en route to a reported drowning. Agent Henderson's patrol 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.

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

Agent Henderson had served with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for 15 years. He 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

emergency response

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Agent Henderson,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisiana. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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