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Deputy Sheriff John W. Bell | New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

John W. Bell

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 31, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Sheriff John Bell was shot and killed as he attempted to sneak up on a still during a raid in the woods south of Wilmington.

He was survived by his wife and son.

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Deputy Sheriff Bell,
On today, the 86th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Hanover County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol
March 31, 2012

 

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