Marshal William J. Hillyer

Marshal William J. Hillyer

Zillah Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, August 3, 1923

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William J. Hillyer

Marshal William Hillyer was shot and killed by a man who had a long standing feud with the Hillyer family.

The suspect located Marshal Hillyer in a drugstore and shot him with his shotgun. The suspect was acquitted of the murder charges.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 3, 2020

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