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Warring, Marshal George T.

End of Watch: 
Wednesday, May 27, 1931
County: 
Yakima
Agency: 
Mabton P.D.

Marshal Warring was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance in which a man had threatened to shoot his wife for pouring out his whiskey. Marshal Warring and the man were friends, and the Marshal did not feel threatened by the man, even though the wife had warned him he was armed. As Warring attempted to talk to the man the suspect fired his shotgun through the door, fatally wounding him. The suspect was convicted of Warring’s murder and hanged. Marshal Warring had served with the agency for six years He was survived by his wife and daughter.