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New Hero Search John S. Hamilton ("Speed")
- Apr. 28, 1892 -
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US Marshal Patch
Resided: KY, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Apr. 28, 1892
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 29 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: U.S. Marshals Service
KY   USA
Dept. Type: Federal/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy Marshal
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
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Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: KY   USA   Thu. Apr. 28, 1892
Summary: Deputy Marshal Hamilton succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained five days earlier near Ling's Creek in Owsley County, Kentucky. He was shot from ambush by four men in revenge for several recent moonshining arrests he had made in the county.

A young boy who was traveling with Deputy Marshal Hamilton was wounded in the arm.

Deputy Marshal Hamilton was survived by his wife and four children.

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