Deputy Sheriff Dan Horn

Deputy Sheriff Dan Horn

Ward County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, March 25, 1928

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Dan Horn

Deputy Horn was killed after responding to a disturbance call at a local rooming house. When Deputy Horn arrived he was shot four times and stabbed twice. A woman who owned the rooming house was arrested and charged with murder.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. She later received a new and was acquitted.

Deputy Horn had been with the agency for 10 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in Peace Deputy Horn. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice to the citizens of Wood County.

I Pray for Peace for your loved ones. I also pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the rotting flesh of your murderer!


Sr. Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police

March 25, 2016

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