Deputy Sheriff Leon Albert May

Deputy Sheriff Leon Albert May

Box Elder County Sheriff's Office, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, April 11, 1953

Leon Albert May

Deputy Sheriff Leon May drowned in the Bear River while participating in a search of a drowning victim.

The boat he was riding in capsized near Bigler Bridge after striking a drag line that had been set out as part of the search. He and the other occupant of the boat were both thrown into the water. Other rescuers were able to pull them from the river. The other man was revived but rescuers were not able to revive Deputy May.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Troy Pilivi
Box Elder County Sheriff's Office (Retired)

May 5, 2016

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