Deputy Sheriff Carlos Wilson Holder

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Wilson Holder

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, April 14, 1923

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Carlos Wilson Holder

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Holder was shot and killed while questioning a group of seven young men about money that had been stolen from a woman's purse.

One of the men in the group drew a .38 caliber pistol and fatally shot Deputy Holder in the chest.

The man was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Deputy Holder was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 25 years

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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 California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 14, 2012

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