Customs Inspector Alden McLaughlin

Customs Inspector Alden McLaughlin

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, September 1, 1871

Alden McLaughlin

Customs Inspector Alden McLaughlin was shot and killed in Live Oak County, Texas, by a group of smugglers who were attempting to keep him from testifying against them at an upcoming trial.

Inspector McLaughlin had previously seized livestock from the group.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest in Peace Inspector Alden McLaughlin Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of the USA and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burn forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

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