Deputy U.S. Marshal Miller Hurst

Deputy U.S. Marshal Miller Hurst

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

End of Watch Sunday, October 11, 1885

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Miller Hurst

Marshal Hurst was shot and killed in Fentriss County, Tennessee, while he and another deputy marshal were transporting a prisoner. The marshals had arrested the man in Pickett County for moonshining and were returning him to Nashville when they were ambushed near Jamestown. Marshal Hurst was struck by shotgun blasts and killed. The other marshal was able to retreat and was not injured. The prisoner they were transporting was freed by the suspects and they all fled the scene.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Tennessee
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 124th 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

mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 17, 2009

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