Deputy Sheriff Marion Lee Guthrie

Deputy Sheriff Marion Lee Guthrie

Hemphill County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 12, 1980

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Marion Lee Guthrie

Deputy Guthrie was shot and killed as he answered a silent alarm at a local drug store. He was shot several times as he exited his cruiser. The suspect was apprehended the following day.
Deputy Guthrie was survived by his wife and several children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest In Peace Deputy Sheriff Marion Lee Guthrie. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Hemphill County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the sorry soul of your murderer!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 11, 2016

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