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Sheriff William P. Stanley | Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia


William P. Stanley

Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch: Friday, July 25, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/12/1902

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff Stanley succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 6 weeks earlier while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for feloniously assaulting another man with a horseshoe.

The suspect fled after the shooting and it is unknown if he was ever captured.

Sheriff Stanley was survived by his expectant wife and seven children.

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