Marshal John Cox

Marshal John Cox

Lamasco Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1892

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John Cox

Marshal John Cox was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing a religious gathering on Christmas Eve.

The subject fled the area after shooting Marshal Cox but was arrested in Princeton, Kentucky, two months later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Marshal Cox,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lamasco.


United States Border Patrol

December 24, 2015

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