Special Deputy Marshal Simon Combs

Special Deputy Marshal Simon Combs

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, January 23, 1901

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Simon Combs

Special Deputy Marshal Simon Combs was shot and killed while serving a warrant at a home along Elkhorn Creek in Pike County, Kentucky.

Two other posse members and the deputy marshal they were riding with were wounded and a third was taken hostage by the suspects.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kentucky
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation, warrant service

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Special DUSM Coombs,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

January 23, 2021

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