Deputy U.S. Marshal Dies from Injuries Sustained in Traffic Accident

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Washington,
DC
– Deputy U.S. Marshal/Senior Inspector Jared Keyworth passed
away today due to severe injuries sustained in a vehicle accident on
Tuesday, Sept. 28, while assisting in an enforcement mission near
Florence, Mississippi.

Keyworth was flown to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in
Jackson, Mississippi, where he succumbed to his injuries this afternoon.
Keyworth worked for the United States Marshals Service (USMS)
Investigative Operations Division, stationed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

“The U.S. Marshals Service is deeply saddened by the loss of SI
Keyworth. We are a close-knit family and Jared’s loss will be felt
throughout the entire organization,” said USMS Director Ronald L. Davis.
“This tragedy is a reminder of the inherent risks our men and women face
on a daily basis.”

Keyworth was an 11-year USMS veteran. The thoughts and prayers of the
entire agency are with his family. Please respect the privacy of his
family and colleagues and direct all inquiries to USMS Public Affairs at
(703) 740-1699 or
us.marshals@usdoj.gov
.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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