End of Watch: 05/27/1931
Agency: Mabton Police Department
County: Yakima County
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 served the Mabton Police Department for six years He is survived by his wife and daughter.