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Deputy Sheriff Carlos B. King | Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

Deputy Sheriff

Carlos B. King

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch: Saturday, September 23, 1871

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 1 month

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/23/1871

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Never apprehended

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Deputy Carlos King was shot and killed in modern-day Harvey County by a suspect he had disarmed and thrown out of town for disturbing the peace. The suspect left when ordered to leave, but returned to town after obtaining another gun. He located Deputy King and shot him to death. The suspect was never apprehended.

Deputy King was a Civil War veteran for the Union Army and was survived by his wife and two children. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton, Kansas.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy King. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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