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Norman G. Ross

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Image of Patrol Inspector Norman G. RossPatrol Inspector Norman G. Ross was shot and killed near Kane Springs, California, on the afternoon of February 10, 1928. He had arrested two Mexican aliens and was attempting to convey them to Patrol Headquarters at El Centro. The aliens, in whose car they were being transported, had a revolver concealed in the automobile which one of the aliens used to kill Inspector Ross. The inspector's body was found on the back seat of the aliens' abandoned car. He had been shot through the head.

Last Modified: Mar 30, 2016