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Deputy Sheriff Elbert R. Abernathy | Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

Elbert R. Abernathy

Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, August 18, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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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.

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