Deputy Sheriff Hinton Sasely

Deputy Sheriff Hinton Sasely

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, October 28, 1906

Hinton Sasely

Deputy Sheriff Hinton Sasely was shot and killed as he and several other deputies attempted to raid a home where illegal gambling was taking place shortly before midnight.

As the deputies approached the home one of the men drew a gun and opened fire, killing Deputy Sasely. The man was taken into custody and held in a cabin overnight. The next day as the sheriff and other deputies were taking him to the county jail they were confronted by a mob, who took forcibly took the man and lynched him from a tree.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Lynched

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Deputy Sheriff Sasely,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lauderdale County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 28, 2016

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