Deputy U.S. Marshal J. Locke Ezzell

Deputy U.S. Marshal J. Locke Ezzell

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

End of Watch Friday, May 8, 1891

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J. Locke Ezzell

Deputy Marshal Ezzell was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest in Franklin County, Alabama. He was waylaid and killed three miles from the town of Russellville; it is believed wildcatters were responsible.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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DUSM Ezzell,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

May 8, 2021

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