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Sergeant Pressley Eugene Humphrey | Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sergeant

Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch: Monday, June 7, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/21/1965

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Sergeant Pressley Humphrey succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on May 21st, 1964, while responding to a shots fired call at a residence.

As he and his partner approached the home the occupant exited and opened fire, wounding Sergeant Humphrey. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the wounds on June 7th, 1965.

The original call was later determined to be a prank call. The man who shot Sergeant Humphrey was charged with manslaughter.

Sergeant Humphrey had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for 12 years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
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May 21, 2015

 

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