Deputy Sheriff Carlos B. King

Deputy Sheriff Carlos B. King

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, September 23, 1871

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Carlos B. King

Deputy Sheriff Carlos King was shot and killed in modern-day the area of 200 West 2nd Street, in Newton, by a suspect he had disarmed and thrown out of town for disturbing the peace.

The suspect left when ordered to leave, but returned to town after obtaining another gun. He located Deputy King and shot him to death. The suspect was never apprehended.

At the time of his murder, Newton, Kansas was part of Sedgwick County.

Deputy King was a Civil War veteran for the Union Army and was survived by his wife and two children. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff King,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the Union Army during the Civil War.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 23, 2021

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