Deputy Marshal Donald Orville McLaughlin

Deputy Marshal Donald Orville McLaughlin

Beverly Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 16, 1970

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Donald Orville McLaughlin

Deputy Marshal Donald McLaughlin was killed in a vehicle crash on Ohio 60, four miles north of Marietta while returning to Beverly after transporting a prisoner to the county jail.

An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck Deputy Marshal McLaughlin's patrol car head-on.

Deputy Marshal McLaughlin was a United States Army World War II and Korean War veteran. He was survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, two brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, transport, vehicle crash

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Deputy Marshal McLaughlin,
On today, the 53rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 16, 2023

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