Deputy Sheriff Onus Y. Hall

Deputy Sheriff Onus Y. Hall

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 1939

Onus Y. Hall

Deputy Onus Hall was shot and mortally wounded after responding to a disturbance call. A short time later the suspect was shot and killed by a state trooper. Deputy Hall died two days later.

Deputy Hall's brother, Deputy Willie Hall, was shot and killed on October 18, 1929, while searching for illegal whiskey.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 15, 1939
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Onus Young Hall was my grandfather who was killed in the line of duty before I was born. I deeply regret that I was denied the honor of knowing him. My father, L.Y.Hall kept his memory very much alive for me and my brother. Therefore we feel a great loss

Delores Hall Jones
Granddaughter

November 22, 2016

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