Deputy Sheriff James William Cantrell

Deputy Sheriff James William Cantrell

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, January 10, 1972

James William Cantrell

Deputy Sheriff James Cantrell and Reserve Deputy Larry Mulkey were shot and killed after being abducted during a traffic stop.

Both deputies were found in the trunk of Deputy Cantrell's patrol car suffering from gunshot wounds to the head.

A piece of paper containing the tag number of the suspect's vehicle was found balled up in Deputy Mulkey's hand. This evidence led to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted

traffic stop

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Bill was a good man doing a great job for his family, friends, Forsyth County. RIP BILL

Danny Reid
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January 10, 2016

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