Deputy Sheriff Charles A. Murcheson

Deputy Sheriff Charles A. Murcheson

Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, June 12, 1922

Charles A. Murcheson

Deputy Sheriff Charles Murcheson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for moonshining.

The man opened fire on Deputy Murcheson from an elevated position, killing him. The subject was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life in prison.

Deputy Murcheson was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

alcohol violation

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