Deputy Sheriff Carlo Britton Marion

Deputy Sheriff Carlo Britton Marion

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 1920

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Carlo Britton Marion

Deputy Sheriff Carlo Marion succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on August 20th, 1920, when he was shot at the Horse Creek Mining Camp while attempting to arrest a man and woman for bootlegging.

Despite being mortally wounded Deputy Marion was able to return fire and wounded the subject.

Deputy Marion was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, August 20, 1920
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

alcohol violation

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Deputy Marion,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Clay County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 25, 2020

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