City Marshal William Dean Sanford

City Marshal William Dean Sanford

Jefferson Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 20, 1868

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William Dean Sanford

Marshal Sanford was shot and killed at 1400 hours when he was ambushed while eating in a local restaurant. A suspect approached the man and shot him without saying a word. The suspect was apprehended by the military.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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I pray you are resting comfortably in peace. God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 20, 2017

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