Deputy U.S. Marshal John W. Morrison

Deputy U.S. Marshal John W. Morrison

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

End of Watch Wednesday, July 17, 1907

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John W. Morrison

Deputy Marshal Morrison was shot and killed by three robbery suspects in Sasakwa City, Oklahoma. The three suspects shot and killed Special Deputy Marshal L.P. Dixon two days later during a search for the men. The three were apprehended after murdering Special Deputy Marshal Dixon.

Two were charged with the murder of Deputy Marshal Morrison. One was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to five years. The third suspect was charged with murdering Marshal Dixon. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to two years.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 17, 2020

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