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Jul. 06, 1930
Caucasian Male / 30 yrs. of age
U.S. Bureau of Prohibition
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. Jul. 06, 1930
Special Agent Dale Kearney was shot and killed as a result of bootlegging investigations he was conducting in Aguilar, Colorado.
He had received a threatening phone call warning him to stay away from certain operations in Trinidad and Aguilar, Colorado. Several days later he received a tip while at home and drove to Aguilar. While there his car overheated and he was forced to seek help from a mechanic. While waiting for a tow truck Agent Kearney was shot and killed by one or more assassins. His body was found with 16 bullet wounds.
No suspects were ever identified.
Agent Kearney was a WWI veteran and had served with the Bureau of Prohibition for 13 months. He was survived by his wife and two small children.