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Deputy Sheriff John Wooton | Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

John Wooton

Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 6, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy John Wooton was shot and killed after an election dispute near Big Creek.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Wooton was able to return fire and fatally wounded the suspect.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05
November 6, 2011

 

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