Marko, upset and suicidal because of marital problems, carried a .22 caliber weapon into her backyard with deputies present and said, repeatedly, that she would make them kill her. She pointed the weapon at officers, and was killed with a shotgun blast. The same deputy killed George Louis Garrett in similar circumstances 10 years later.

ID: 1075

Victms Name: Margaret Marko
Age: 49
Gender: Female
Race:

City: Riverview
County: Hillsborough
State: FL
Zip Code: 33569
Country: United States of America

Agency: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Marko, upset and suicidal because of marital problems, carried a .22 caliber weapon into her backyard with deputies present and said, repeatedly, that she would make them kill her. She pointed the weapon at officers, and was killed with a shotgun blast. The same deputy killed George Louis Garrett in similar circumstances 10 years later.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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