City Marshal Hatch York

City Marshal Hatch York

Weimar Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 22, 1896

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Hatch York

City Marshal Hatch York was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest two suspects.

He and two deputies responded to a call from a railroad brakeman who stated that the two men held him up with pistols. Marshal York observed the men who began to flee. As Marshal York pursued them he was shot in the chest and killed. The two suspects were later apprehended.

Marshal York had served with the Weimar Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Two suspects apprehended

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City Marshal York,
On today, the 126th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Weimar. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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