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Deputy Sheriff Morgan Pelfrey | Breathitt County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky Breathitt County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Morgan Pelfrey

Breathitt County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, May 28, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Morgan Pelfrey was shot and killed while attempting to remove a drunk man from a large memorial service at a cemetery in War Creek.

The man's father started arguing with Deputy Pelfrey and then pulled out a handgun. The man and Deputy Pelfrey exchanged shots and both were killed.

Deputy Pelfrey had served with the Breathitt County Sheriff's Office for several years. He was survived by his wife and several children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 28, 2015


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