Deputy Sheriff Onus Y. Hall

Deputy Sheriff Onus Y. Hall

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 1939

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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.


  • 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

November 22, 2016

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