Game Warden Harvey M. Carter

Game Warden Harvey M. Carter

Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1930

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Harvey M. Carter

Game Warden Harvey Carter was shot and killed in the Slant section of Scott County while questioning a man.

The two began to argue and exchanged shots. Game Warden Carter was struck in the face by a shotgun blast. His body was found 30 hours later.

The suspect who was seen being chased by Warden Carter was charged with murder but was acquitted.

Game Warden Carter was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 2, 2010

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