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For Immediate Release

October 01, 2021 U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Deputy U.S. Marshal Dies from Injuries Sustained in Traffic Accident

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

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