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Deputy Sheriff Robert Lee Bain | Guilford County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Guilford County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

Robert Lee Bain

Guilford County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, August 2, 1913

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/2/1913

Weapon: Shotgun

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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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.

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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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