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.


  • 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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To fully pay tribute to the heroes of today, we first need to remember those who came before them and who died in the line of duty for it is those heroes who were the standard bearers.Your heroism and service is honored today, the 99th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 12, 2019

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