Deputy Sheriff Elbert R. Abernathy

Deputy Sheriff Elbert R. Abernathy

Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, August 18, 1906

Elbert R. Abernathy

Deputy Sheriff Elbert Abernathy was shot killed by a subject during a raid on a gambling den.

He was in the process of placing an offender in handcuffs when the man suddenly pulled out a handgun and shot him. The man was convicted of murder.

Deputy Abernathy was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

arrest, gambling

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