Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill

Webster Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, May 28, 1901

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Christopher Goodwill

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for murder.

The subject opened fire on Deputy Goodwill with a .41 caliber revolver, fatally wounding him in the chest. The man fled the scene and his body was found in a nearby lake the following week. An accomplice was arrested and charged.

Deputy Goodwill was single at the time of his murder.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .41 caliber
  • Offender Deceased

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Deputy Sheriff Goodwill,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Webster Parish.


United States Border Patrol

May 28, 2021

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