Deputy U.S. Marshal William A. Byrd

Deputy U.S. Marshal William A. Byrd

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

End of Watch Saturday, January 16, 1897

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William A. Byrd

Deputy Marshal Byrd was shot and killed in Leslie County, Kentucky, while attempting to serve a warrant on a man wanted for shooting at another deputy marshal in an assassination attempt.


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Incident Details

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

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We should never forget fallen peace officers who so unselfishly give their lives in our service; to protect us from anarchy and lawlessness. Thank you for your sacrifice. God Bless America's Thin Blue Line.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Matt 5:9


January 15, 2021

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