Deputy Sheriff Charles Layton

Deputy Sheriff Charles Layton

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, November 10, 1855

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Charles Layton

Deputy Layton, Deputy Jim Beckwith and Deputy Joaquin De La Torre were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect wanted for murdering two other people. The suspect was captured by a mob and lynched.


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Incident Details

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

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 162nd anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 10, 2017

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