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Sheriff Charles L. Lynch | Alpena County Sheriff's Office, Michigan Alpena County Sheriff's Office, Michigan


Charles L. Lynch

Alpena County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 17, 1887

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/27/1887

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff Charles Lynch succumbed to gunshot wound sustained almost two months earlier when he was shot by a suspect who was wanted for the murder of Detective William Hulligan, of the Cleveland, Ohio, Police Department, February 8th, 1877.

The suspect was also mortally wounded in the shootout.

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Detective William Hulligan
Cleveland Police Department, Ohio
End of Watch: Tuesday, February 8, 1887
Cause: Assault

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Sheriff Charles Lynch, Rest in Peace, we will recall your ultimate sacrifice on every anniversary of your final courageous dispatch ! God Bless You and your Family

August 17, 2015


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