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Deputy Murphy was shot and killed while going to the assistance of another deputy and the Madisonville police chief, who were involved in a shootout with two suspects. Deputy Murphy was struck once in the abdomen and suffered a fatal wound. He was taken to the local hospital where he died three days later. (1925)

Deputy Murphy had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, two brothers, and six sisters.

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 10th, 1925

Date of Incident: Saturday, March 7th, 1925

Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)

Time in Service: 3 years

Age: 50