City Marshal Henry C. Cox

City Marshal Henry C. Cox

Prescott Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, November 1, 1901

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Henry C. Cox

City Marshal Henry Cox was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance approximately one mile below the city limits.

Marshal Cox had been summoned to the area as the result of a railroad laborer had been acting disorderly and severely cut the foreman of a work crew. When Marshal Cox arrived at the scene the man shot him with a .45 caliber revolver before he could draw his own weapon.

The man fled the area after shooting Marshal Cox.

Marshal Cox was a Confederate Army veteran of the Civil War. He was survived by his wife, children, and siblings.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Not available

assault, disturbance

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