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Deputy Sheriff Ira Milburn Skeen | Scott County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Scott County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff

Ira Milburn Skeen

Scott County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch: Thursday, December 22, 1955

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Skeen was shot and killed while posting a notice at a grocery store for a special state election to change the state constitution.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Deputy Skeen was survived by his wife and five children.

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Chief Paul Davis
Shenandoah Police Department
December 22, 2014

 

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