Police Officer Marion H. Key

Police Officer Marion H. Key

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, March 4, 1948

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Marion H. Key

Officer Key was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance on McAfee Street, NW. Officer Key was shot as he warned his partner to take cover. His partner was critically wounded in the shooting.

Six years after Officer Key's murder, the suspect's brother murdered Policeman William McCown, of the Cedartown Police Department, on July 31, 1954.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 64th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 5, 2012

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