Detective A. Worth Davis

Detective A. Worth Davis

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 17, 1928

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A. Worth Davis

Detective Davis was shot and killed while attempting to disperse a crowd of men. One of the suspects fled and Detective Davis pursued him. The man shot Detective Davis in the head and shoulder. The suspect was later removed from the jail by an angry mob and lynched.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Detective Davis, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 27, 2020

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