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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Carter | Elliott County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Elliott County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Joseph Carter

Elliott County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 9, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Carter was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for arson in the man's home.

The man's father shot Deputy Carter inside the home and then fled.

Deputy Carter was survived by his wife.

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I respect your service and dedication. My great-uncle was shot in the line of duty in the early 1900's in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. I am also distantly related to you. Know you have served well.

Ann Mefford
April 7, 2016

 

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