Patrolman Thomas A. Mabry

Patrolman Thomas A. Mabry

Roanoke City Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, January 8, 1892

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Thomas A. Mabry

Patrolman Thomas Mabry succumbed to wounds received three weeks earlier when he was struck in the head by a man with a brick.

Patrolman Mabry had just served a warrant on the man and was walking him downtown when the man picked up the brick and struck him. The man jumped a train but was later apprehended, returned to Roanoke, and hung for the murder.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Monday, December 14, 1891
  • Weapon Blunt object; Brick
  • Offender Executed in 1892

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 120th 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.

Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

January 8, 2012

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