Constable Will Thornsberry

Constable Will Thornsberry

Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 22, 1928

Will Thornsberry

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.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released after 2 years

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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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