Deputy U.S. Marshal W. F. Deiter

Deputy U.S. Marshal W. F. Deiter

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

End of Watch Tuesday, March 1, 1932

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W. F. Deiter

Deputy Marshal W.F. Deiter succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when he was struck on the head with a hammer while conducting a liquor raid in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The suspects who assaulted him were charged with murder.

Deputy Marshal Deiter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Spanish-American War.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Location Puerto Rico
  • Incident Date Friday, February 26, 1932
  • Weapon Blunt object; Hammer
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Deputy US Marshal Deiter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 27, 2020

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