Marshal Homer D. Castleberry

Marshal Homer D. Castleberry

Pelham Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, September 19, 1889

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Homer D. Castleberry

Marshal Castleberry was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for inciting a riot. The suspect was shot and wounded by Marshal Castleberry and taken into custody.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to hang. A year later he was committed at the Milledgeville Insane Asylum.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Committed

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Rest in peace always and know no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

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