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Deputy Jailer Henry Ross McCain | Wharton County Sheriff's Department, Texas Wharton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Jailer

Henry Ross McCain

Wharton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, July 19, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Incident Date: 7/17/1908

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Jailer McCain succumbed to stab wounds sustained two days earlier when he was attacked by a prisoner two days earlier. He was able to escape the attack after being stabbed several times. He was then taken by train to St. Joseph Hospital where he died two days later.

The suspect was able to escape the jail but was arrested the day after the attack.

Deputy Jailer McCain had served with the agency for 7 years.

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