Major Cephus D. Burson

Major Cephus D. Burson

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 1, 1980

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Cephus D. Burson

Major Burson suffered a fatal heart attack during a struggle with an inmate at the Eastham Unit. He was survived by his daughter, son and three sisters.


  • Age 58
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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Heroes live forever, Major Burson, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 1, 2013

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