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Deputy Sheriff Claude E. Flinchum | Wolfe County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky Wolfe County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Claude E. Flinchum

Wolfe County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, March 4, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 3

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff Claude "Rooster" Flinchum was shot and killed while waiting for his backup units to arrive after responding to the scene of a disturbance call.

The 36-year-old suspect was apprehended by the state police.

Deputy Flinchum had served with the Wolfe County Sheriff's Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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it has been 35 years today no one has been charged with the crime . I love and miss you
love Rita

rita cole
daughter
March 4, 2014

 

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