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Deputy Sheriff Beverly Gerome McCowan | Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Beverly Gerome McCowan

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, March 29, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Beverly McCowan was shot and killed while he and another deputy attempted to arrest two brothers for selling liquor at Wayland, Kentucky.

Deputy McCown's partner was wounded, and one of the brothers was killed in the shootout. The second brother was arrested and charged with conspiracy in connection with Deputy McCowan's murder.

Deputy McCowan was survived by his wife and several children.

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So proud of my great grandfather --he gave his life trying to help a friend

Michele
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December 29, 2015

 

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