Sheriff James Madison Sizemore

Sheriff James Madison Sizemore

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, June 1, 1969

James Madison Sizemore

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.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Charged with murder

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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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