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Sheriff Lucas Leon Ellis | Stewart County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Stewart County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Sheriff

Lucas Leon Ellis

Stewart County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Friday, July 16, 1937

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/2/1936

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Charged with murder

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Sheriff Ellis succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 8 months earlier when he was shot while arresting a man on liquor charges at Crow's Hill. The suspect produced a handgun and shot Sheriff Ellis as he was being searched.

Sheriff Ellis was taken to a hospital in Lexington where he remained until his death.

The suspect was charged with first degree murder following Sheriff Ellis' death.

Sheriff Ellis was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater
January 10, 2013

 

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