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Deputy Sheriff Charles Cecil | Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Charles Cecil

Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Monday, February 17, 1902

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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End of Watch: Monday, February 17, 1902
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