Constable F. M. Ledbetter

Constable F. M. Ledbetter

Morris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 16, 1892

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F. M. Ledbetter

Constable Ledbetter was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for assault. The suspect shot and wounded before being taken into custody.

The killer was executed on June 9, 1893.

Constable Ledbetter was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1893

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Constable Ledbetter,
On today, the 118th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Morris County. It took another seven months but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.



December 16, 2011

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