Special Deputy Marshal William Nathan "Buck" Turner

Special Deputy Marshal William Nathan "Buck" Turner

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 29, 1895

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William Nathan "Buck" Turner

Special Deputy U.S. Marshal Buck Turner was shot and killed while investigating illegal moonshine stills in Oconee County, South Carolina.

He encountered a local distiller in Walhalla and the man began arguing with him. During the argument, the man suddenly shot Deputy Marshal Turner before fleeing into a local store.

Deputy Marshal Turner was survived by his wife, 10 children, mother, and two siblings.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location South Carolina
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation

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U.S. Marshals (ret)

November 29, 2022

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