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Deputy Jailer Charles D. Wentworth | Shelby County Detention Center, Kentucky Shelby County Detention Center, Kentucky

Deputy Jailer

Charles D. Wentworth

Shelby County Detention Center, Kentucky

End of Watch: Monday, April 11, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Jailer Charles Wentworth was shot and killed during an escape attempting at the Shelby County Jail.

An inmate's girlfriend had smuggled a handgun into the jail. As Deputy Wentworth escorted the inmate to use the phone he was shot in the abdomen and killed.

Deputy Wentworth was survived by his expectant wife and six children.

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Hi i am Deputy Jailer Charles D. Wentworth Granddaughter Mackenzie Bruner. He was my grandpa and i never got to meet him but i have header story's about him & love so much R.I.P Grandpa i love you & miss you even tho i never met you i still love you & miss you.

Mackenzie Bruner
Granddaughter
October 12, 2017

 

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