Trooper Marcus Lamastus

Trooper Marcus Lamastus

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 17, 1965

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Marcus Lamastus

Trooper Marcus Lamastus was shot and killed after chasing an ex-convict underneath a house in Mound Bayou at 1540 hours.

The suspect was shot and killed by other deputies who were also at the scene.

Trooper Lamastus had been with the agency for three years and was assigned to Troop D. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge D-34

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 17, 2020

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