Special Agent Fred F. Lindberg

Special Agent Fred F. Lindberg

Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, May 19, 1922

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Fred F. Lindberg

Special Agent Fred Lindberg was shot and killed in the Cardigan Junction railyard while investigating recent larcenies from trains.

At approximately 11:30 pm other railroad employees heard numerous gunshots and ran to the area, where they located Special Lindberg's body. Eight suspects were arrested following a two-year investigation. Three of the men were convicted of murder and manslaughter charges while the rest were convicted of larceny charges.

Special Agent Lindberg had served with the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Police Department for several years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Minnesota
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder


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Agent Lindberg,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

May 19, 2022

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