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Jul. 04, 1942
Caucasian Male / 41 yrs. of age
East Carroll Parish Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Sat. Jul. 04, 1942
Deputy John Murray was stabbed to death after responding to a cafe to investigate reports of a disturbance on the evening of the Fourth of July. After entering the cafe he was surrounded by a group of patrons.
One of the men in the group stabbed Deputy Murray in the heart, killing him instantly.
The subject who stabbed Deputy Murray had been released from prison only six months earlier after serving a seven year term for murder.