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Officer Charles Armstrong Henry | Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee

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Charles Armstrong Henry

Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 31, 1911

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Charles Henry and Officer Redden Purdie were shot and killed by a suspect they had arrested earlier in the day for drunk and disorderly conduct.

After posting bail the man swore vengeance on the officers who arrested him. Later that night he ambushed the officers and killed them both.

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Officer Redden George Purdie
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End of Watch: Tuesday, October 31, 1911
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I believe that this is my Great Great Grandfather Henry Armstrong's cousin.

Lt. C. Armstrong
Aberdeen Police Department
June 28, 2013

 

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