Deputy U.S. Marshal Z. W. "Bill" Moody

Deputy U.S. Marshal Z. W. "Bill" Moody

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, March 15, 1889

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Z. W. "Bill" Moody

Deputy Marshal Moody was shot and killed while he and a posse attempted to serve a warrant for murder on a man near Tulsa, Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma). As the posse approached the home a suspect inside opened fire, mortally wounding Deputy Marshal Moody and wounding a second deputy marshal.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to 10 years in prison. The man who was wanted on the warrant was acquitted of Deputy Marshal Moody's murder.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years

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DUSM Moody,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 15, 2019

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