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Deputy Sheriff James J. Boney | Brule County Sheriff's Department, South Dakota Brule County Sheriff's Department, South Dakota

Deputy Sheriff

James J. Boney

Brule County Sheriff's Department, South Dakota

End of Watch: Monday, September 6, 1926

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/5/1926

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Boney was shot and killed while searching for a robbery suspect. The suspect had robbed and person who had offered him a ride as the suspect kidnapped. Another passerby found the victim, who was tied up, and freed him before calling the sheriff's department.

Deputy Boney located the victim's car and as he searched for the suspect nearby he was shot several times and killed. A posse was formed and located the suspect near the Missouri River. The man was killed in a shootout with the posse.

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