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Cst. Anthony Fitzgerald Orion Gordon

March 3, 2005


RCMP Whitecourt Detachment

Cst. Anthony Gordon was killed on March 3, 2005 on the property of James Roszko, 11 km north of Rochfort Bridge, northwest of Edmonton near the town of Mayerthorpe, Alberta. Cst. Gordon was shot and killed, along with RCMP Constables Brock Myrol, Peter Schiemann, and Lionide Johnston, while executing a property seizure on the farm. The Mayerthorpe incident was the worst one-day loss of life for the RCMP in 100 years.