Special Deputy Sheriff Samuel William Pinnell

Special Deputy Sheriff Samuel William Pinnell

Warren County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, May 3, 1929

Samuel William Pinnell

Special Deputy Sam Pinnell was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest for a murder he had committed in 1913.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and executed in the electric chair on April 4, 1930.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Executed in 1930

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I wish my dad had known his Father. He didn't but, he used to say, he remembered holding onto his leg as a very young boy. I wish I knew him to.

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