Deputy Constable Morris T. Dunn

Deputy Constable Morris T. Dunn

Fannin County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, May 26, 1888

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Morris T. Dunn

Deputy Constable Dunn was shot and killed when he and a posse surrounded a cabin where members of the Dyer gang were hiding out. The gang opened fire on the officers, fatally wounding Deputy Constable Dunn. The suspects fled the cabin but were apprehended the next day. The men were tried for Deputy Constable Dunn's murder but were acquitted.

Deputy Constable Dunn was survived by his wife.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace Deputy Constable Morris T. Dunn. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice to the citizens of Fannin County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your ancestors and the men and women that now serve the Fannin County Constables Office. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of those responsible for your murder. May they rot in hell!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

May 24, 2016

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