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Deputy Sheriff Roy Curtis | Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff

Roy Curtis

Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 9, 1944

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/5/1944

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1944

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Deputy Sheriff Roy Curtis was shot and mortally wounded in West Memphis by a man he attempted to arrest. Deputy Curtis died in a Memphis hospital four days later.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and executed in the electric chair on December 1st, 1944.

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