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Deputy Sheriff Frank James Sias | Logan County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia Logan County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

Deputy Sheriff

Frank James Sias

Logan County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch: Sunday, August 22, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/21/1920

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Deputy Sheriff Frank Sias was shot and killed while confronting three men who were causing a disturbance near Man, West Virginia.

Three drunk subjects were shooting their guns aimlessly. Deputy Sias was walking along the railroad tracks when he heard the commotion and went to investigate. As he approached them one of the men shot him in the abdomen. He was taken to a hospital in Logan where he died early the next morning.

Two subjects were quickly arrested. It is not known if the man who shot Deputy Sias was ever apprehended.

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Deputy Sheriff Sias,
On today, the 97th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Logan County.


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August 22, 2017


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