Constable Columbus W. Jones

Constable Columbus W. Jones

Pickens County Magistrate's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 1904

Columbus W. Jones

Constable Columbus Jones was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant. He was shot when he arrived at the man's home near Easley to serve the warrant.

The subject fled the area but was arrested in Spartanburg County several days later.

The man was convicted of Constable Jones' murder and subsequently executed by hanging on August 26th, 1904.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1904

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Constable Jones,
On today, the 112th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pickens County.

R.I.P.
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July 5, 2016

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