Deputy Sheriff Robert Lee Bain

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lee Bain

Guilford County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, August 2, 1913

Robert Lee Bain

Deputy Sheriff Robert Bain was shot to death near Pomona by a man he attempted to arrest for causing a disturbance that started with an argument over a banana.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death December 15, 1913. His sentence was later commuted to life.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Deputy Robert L Bain was my grandfather and I am proud that you have recognized his sacrifice. I would like to correct an error in the spelling of his last name. His last name was : Bain, no "e".

James Bain

April 2, 2012

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