Special Policeman David M. Gray

Special Policeman David M. Gray

Lexington Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, September 29, 1892

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David M. Gray

Policeman Gray was shot and killed by one of two men while attempting to quell an argument between them in a saloon near the train station. The suspect also shot and killed the other man. He was arrested and charged with two counts of murder. He was tried and acquitted of one charge and the other charge was dismissed.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 117th 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


September 29, 2009

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