Family, law enforcement officials honor fallen Missouri officer 146 years after his line-of-duty death

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Relatives and law enforcement officials today traveled to a remote area of Jefferson County to a recently discovered grave to honor an officer killed in the line of duty 146 years ago. Relatives of Washington County Constable Samuel T. Herrington traveled from as far as North Carolina to join the sheriffs of Jefferson and Washington counties, the director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety and more than 100 others for the ceremony honoring their ancestor.

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