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- Dec. 10, 1898 -
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Volusia County Sheriff's Department Agency Patch
Resided: FL, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Dec. 10, 1898
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 22 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Volusia County Sheriff's Dept.
FL   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 1 days
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: FL   USA   Sat. Dec. 10, 1898
Summary: Deputy Kremer was shot and killed on his first day as a deputy while assisting the sheriff and other officers serve two arrest warrants in Orange City. The two men had the warrants sworn out against them as a result of a domestic dispute. As the officers attempted to arrest them the men opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Kremer and seriously wounding the chief deputy. One of the suspects was shot and killed by return fire and the second fled and was never apprehended. It turned out that the suspects were wanted for several train robberies. Two of Deputy Kremer's uncles were shot and killed in the line of duty while also serving with the Volusia County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Jefferson Kurtz was shot and killed on August 25, 1895, and Deputy Charles Kurtz was shot and killed on September 3, 1907.

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