Lafayette B. Hampton

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Department: 
Shelly Marshals's Service
Age: 
N/A
Tour of Duty: 
17 Days
Badge Number: 
N/A
Cause of Death: 
Gunfire
End of Watch: 
Monday, November 16, 1914

Marshal Lafayette Hampton was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for stealing merchandise from a local store. He was shot as he pursued the man on the outskirts of town. His body was found by a posse when he failed to return. Marshal Hampton had only served with the Shelley Police Department for 17 days. He was survived by his wife and two children.