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Special Deputy Sheriff Samuel William Pinnell | Warren County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Warren County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Special Deputy Sheriff

Samuel William Pinnell

Warren County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, May 3, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Executed in 1930

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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.

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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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