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Sheriff James Madison Sizemore | Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky


James Madison Sizemore

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Charged with murder

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Sheriff James Sizemore was shot and killed while serving warrants in Ephram Creek. He was shot five times with a high powered rifle as he stepped out of his car.

No person was connected with the murder until 42 years later when a grand jury indicted a suspect on May 3, 2012.

Sheriff Sizemore had served with the Clay County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He is survived by his wife and 11 children.

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You leave a wife and eleven children behind doing a job you aspired to become. We hail you a hero. Rest in peace Sheriff Sizemore.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
May 24, 2017


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