Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Deputy George L. Mangold

Deputy Sheriff George L. Mangold
Bexar County Sheriff's Department, TX
Born: June 10, 1891
Cause of Death: Gunfire
End of Watch: Sunday, September 18, 1932
Date of Incident: Sunday, September 18, 1932
Age: 40
Tour of Duty: 9 months
Suspect Info: Three suspects apprehended
Weapon Used: Shotgun
Buried: San Fernando Cemetery #2
Location of Name on National and Texas Monuments
NLEOMF: P25 - E23
TPOM: 09, B, 13

Deputy Mangold was shot and killed after he and other deputies responded to a store after receiving reports that it was being broken into. As the deputies began searching the store; one of the three suspects inside opened fire from an ambush position and struck Deputy Mangold in the chest with a shotgun blast. The three fled the store but were all later apprehended.

Deputy Mangold had been with the agency for only nine months and was survived by his wife, two daughters, and four brothers. -----source San Antonio Light

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