Salt Lake City officer killed in 1883 honored with plaque | The Salt Lake Tribune

Posted on August 29, 2011 by ULEM Administrator

The Salt Lake Tribune

At high noon 128 years ago, the late-summer sun bore down on Salt Lake City Marshal Andrew H. Burt as he went out on what would be his last watch.

On Aug. 25, 1883, Burt’s lunchtime visit with the city water master was cut short by a disturbance call that ended in bloodshed as the officer was gunned down by a man with a rifle.

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