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Game Warden Frank M. Tompkins | Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia

Game Warden

Frank M. Tompkins

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia

End of Watch: Thursday, November 1, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Game Warden Frank Tompkins was shot and killed near Clinchport in Scott County. Warden Tompkins was shot twice in the abdomen by a former deputy sheriff. The suspect was taken into custody and charged with his murder.

Warden Tompkins was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.

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Honoring your WWI service and your ultimate service to the Virginia Game and Fish Commission. I would love to have known you.

Judi Hankins Davis
Granddaughter of Frank M. Tompkins
November 11, 2011

 

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