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Richard H. Rountree - Sep. 05, 1925 -
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Sep. 05, 1925
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office
Homicide - Gun
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Fatal Incident Summary
Sat. Sep. 05, 1925
Undersheriff Rountree and Sheriff Howard Trafton were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was interfering with highway construction crews. Sheriff Trafton was able to return fire during the shootout and killed the suspect.