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Deputy Sheriff Onus Y. Hall | Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

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Onus Y. Hall

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, July 17, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/15/1939

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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Deputy Sheriff Willie Ellison Hall
Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina
End of Watch: Friday, October 18, 1929
Cause: Gunfire

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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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