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Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Basye | Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Oregon Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

Deputy Sheriff

Charles H. Basye

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 12, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Blunt object

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy Sheriff Charles Basye was killed after being struck several times in the head with a flatiron by an inmate who was attempting to escape from the county jail in Jacksonville.

The subject committed suicide as a posse searched for him.

Deputy Basye was survived by his two children.

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You are remembered this day. May you rest in peace sir.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Oh (Ret)
June 12, 2016

 

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