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July 9, 2015

Sheriff’s Sgt. Murray killed 25 yeas ago in line of duty

Fauquier County sheriff’s Sgt. Charles E. Murray Jr., 27, of Goldvein, died in the line of duty 25 years ago today — on July 9, 1990.

From the Officer Down Memorial Page:

Sergeant Charles Murray was killed when his unmarked patrol car was struck by an Amtrak passenger train at an un-gated crossing on Eustace Road (near Calverton).

He was en route to serve a warrant at the time of the crash.

Sergeant Murray had served with the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, parents, and sister.


Memorial in Warrenton


A memorial outside the county detention center in Warrenton honors Sgt. Murray and Deputy John H. Walter, killed in a 1972 traffic accident.

> Click here for Sgt. Murray’s obituary in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star.

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