Town Marshal William Bagget

Town Marshal William Bagget

Claxton Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, January 12, 1910

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William Bagget

Town Marshal William Bagget was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest a man for speeding in his automobile through Claxton.

When he grabbed the man's arm, the man turned and shot him four times.

The 20-year-old subject was arrested and charged with murder.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

traffic stop

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Marshal Bagget,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Claxton.


United States Border Patrol

January 12, 2020

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