Deputy Marshal Henry H. Hughes

Deputy Marshal Henry H. Hughes

Independence Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 1877

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Henry H. Hughes

Deputy Marshal Henry Hughes was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant.

The primary suspect was hung for his role in the murder. The second suspect was sentenced to death but the sentence was later commuted to 10 years in prison.

Deputy Marshal Hughes was survived by his wife.


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Incident Details

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

warrant service

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On this 143rd Anniversary of your death, you are not forgotten.

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February 10, 2020

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