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- Aug. 19, 1878 -
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Union Pacific Railroad Police Department Agency Pa
Resided: WY, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 19, 1878
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 40 yrs. of age
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Dept: Union Pacific RR Police Dept.
WY   USA
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Special Agent
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: WY   USA   Mon. Aug. 19, 1878
Summary: Special Agent Henry Vincents and Special Agent Robert Widdowfield were shot and killed killed from ambush while pursuing a suspected train robber in Carbon, Wyoming. The officers were ambushed and shot as they approached the suspect's campsite.

The suspect was later arrested and sentenced to death for the murders. Before being executed he was lynched by an angry mob.

Special Agent Vincents is buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming.

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