City Marshal A. E. Cook

City Marshal A. E. Cook

Como Marshal's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, April 7, 1894

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A. E. Cook

City Marshal A.E. Cook was shot and killed when he went to a house to quiet down a loud party.

A subject opened the door and immediately shot Marshal Cook three times and then beat him over the head, causing severe head injuries. He died a short time later.

The subject was convicted of Marshal Cook's murder and sentenced to death.

Marshal Cook was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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City Marshal Cook,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Como.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 7, 2024

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