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Constable Will Thornsberry | Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Constable

Will Thornsberry

Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, November 22, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Released after 2 years

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Constable Will Thornbserry and his cousin, Justice of the Peace AJ Thornsberry, were shot and killed from ambush while on their way to destroy a moonshine still near Prestonburg.

The suspect was convicted of the murders and served two years in the Kentucky State Penitentiary.

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Justice of the Peace Andrew Jackson "AJ" Thornsberry
Knott County Fiscal Court, Kentucky
End of Watch: Thursday, November 22, 1928
Cause: Gunfire

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Great Uncle Will,I want to say I never knew you or grandpa A.J,but the both you are in my thoughts and heart,this 4 of July 2012.I will see and meet you both one day in "Heaven"...R.I.P.

Family,Mike Thornsberry
Great Nephew.
July 4, 2012

 

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