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Undersheriff William H. Veach | Sheridan County Sheriff's Department, Wyoming Sheridan County Sheriff's Department, Wyoming

Undersheriff

William H. Veach

Sheridan County Sheriff's Department, Wyoming

End of Watch: Saturday, June 13, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Undersheriff Veach was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a shootout with horse thieves. The two deputies had gone to Basin to arrest the men when the shootout erupted. It was determined at a coroner's inquest that the fatal round to Undersheriff Veach came from the other deputy's gun.

The suspect who shot at the deputies was also shot and killed.

Undersheriff Veach had served with the agency for over 4 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 15, 2015

 

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