Deputy U.S. Marshal Marcelo G. Moya

Deputy U.S. Marshal Marcelo G. Moya

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

End of Watch Tuesday, March 30, 1971

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Marcelo G. Moya

Deputy Marshal Hilton E. Schorre assigned to the Southern District of Texas and Nueces County Precinct 1 Deputy Constable Marcelo G. Moya, who was working part time as a guard for the USMS, were killed in an automobile accident on I-35 near Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The two lawmen were transporting two federal prisoners from the Federal Reformatory in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas. Both of the prisoners were also killed in the accident.

Deputy Constable Moya was survived by his wife, Herminia (Minnie), two sons, Roy and Richard, and two daughters, Irma Belinda and Elva India. He was buried in the Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Corpus Christi. He had been employed by the Nueces County Constable's Office Precinct 1 for nine months.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Oklahoma

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DUSM Moya,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 30, 2021

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