City Warden Clyde Sherman McGee

City Warden Clyde Sherman McGee

Lutesville Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, October 6, 1971

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Clyde Sherman McGee

Marshal McGee was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle wanted for a robbery and assault. Marshal McGee stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. Unknown to him, the occupants had just beaten and robbed a local doctor. As Marshall McGee spoke with the driver, he was shot and killed.

Two men were taken into custody by Missouri State Troopers a few hours later about 20 miles from where Marshal McGee was killed.

Marshal McGee had served with the Lutesville Police Department for 6 months and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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City Warden McGee,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lutesville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 6, 2021

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