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- Mar. 03, 1923 -
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Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: LA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Mar. 03, 1923
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 42 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Washington Parish Sheriff's Office
LA   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: LA   USA   Sat. Mar. 03, 1923
Summary: Deputy Wiley Pierce and Deputy Robert Crain were shot and killed while attempting to arrest two men for making moonshine.

One of the men produced a handgun and opened fire, killing both deputies. The suspects attempted to hide Deputy Crain's body under the carcass of a dead cow and they buried Deputy Pierce's body in a swamp.

Both men were convicted of the murders and sentenced to death on March 23, 1923. One of the men was hanged on August 31, 1923.

Deputy Pierce was survived by his wife and six children. Deputy Pierce is buried in Morris Cemetery, Washington Parrish, Louisiana.

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