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Deputy Sheriff William Z. Henderson | Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

Deputy Sheriff

William Z. Henderson

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, September 16, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Two shot and killed

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Deputy William Henderson, Deputy Allen Henderson and Deputy Charles Williams were shot and killed while riding on a posse in an attempt to arrest four bank robbery suspects. The suspects had fled into the Everglades and were pursued by the posse. After the initial shooting the suspect fled to the western part of the state where two of them were killed and the other two apprehended.

Deputy Allen Henderson and Deputy William Henderson were brothers.

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Deputy Sheriff Allen Butler Henderson
Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida
End of Watch: Saturday, September 16, 1916
Cause: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Charles R. Williams
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End of Watch: Monday, September 18, 1916
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in peace.

We shall never forget !

Detective Robert "Bobby" Miller
Miami-Dade County Police Department
September 16, 2016

 

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