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Deputy Sheriff Philip Mark Daniels | Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Philip Mark Daniels

Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, June 17, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/15/1927

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Philip Daniels was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance at the Southern Mining Company camp in Insull. One of the men involved in the disturbance shot Deputy Daniels in the abdomen.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Daniels was able to return and killed the suspect with a shot to the head. Deputy Daniels was placed aboard a train and taken to the hospital in Middlesboro, where he died three days later.

Deputy Daniels was survived by his wife and five children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 17, 2015


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