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Deputy Sheriff Jesse Mitchell | Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Jesse Mitchell

Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, May 11, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Deputy Sheriff Jesse Mitchell was shot and killed aboard an excursion steamer on the Green River near Spottsville, Kentucky.

A man on the steamer began fighting with other passengers. As Deputy Mitchell attempted to arrest him the man shot and killed him. The subject was arrested when the steamer docked at Evansville, Indiana.

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Deputy Sheriff Mitchell,
On today, the 114th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Henderson County.


United States Border Patrol
May 11, 2016


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