Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 1 day
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 3/5/1853
Offender: Not available
Deputy Cherry was shot and killed while searching for murder suspects.
Deputy Cherry and the County Sheriff were part of a posse searching for a group of suspects wanted for murder. The posse traveled by canoe and apprehended the suspects on Holmes Beach. As they were taking the suspects into custody, they were ambushed. Deputy Cherry was shot and died the next day. Two other Deputies were wounded, but later recovered.
Deputy Cherry had served with the King County Sheriff's Office for one day.