Deputy Sheriff Henry McCabe

Deputy Sheriff Henry McCabe

Cass County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, January 27, 1911

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Henry McCabe

Deputy Sheriff Henry McCabe was shot and killed by the caretaker of Morris Point, a summer resort at Leech Lake, when he attempted to arrest the caretaker's wife.

Deputy McCabe was attempting to search the place for stolen goods when the caretaker and his wife interfered. As he attempted to handcuff the woman her husband fired a load of buckshot into his abdomen. The suspect was apprehended later that day.

Both husband and wife were convicted of first degree and second degree murder respectively and sentenced to life.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2011

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