Deputy Sheriff Charles Cecil

Deputy Sheriff Charles Cecil

Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, February 17, 1902

Charles Cecil

Deputy Sheriff Charles Cecil and Posseman John Doyle were shot and killed at a saloon near Middlesboro as they attempted to arrest several subjects who had stolen mules.

As they arrived on the scene with several possemen the bartender opened fire from a window killing Deputy Cecil. His companions returned fire killing the bartender. In an ensuing gun battle Posseman Doyle and several suspects were killed. Several others escaped.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your brave and faithful service. You have not been forgotten my brother

Herb Fernandez
Detention Corporal
Midland County Sheriff's Office TX
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February 18, 2013

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