Sheriff Dave Malcolm

Sheriff Dave Malcolm

Butte County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota

End of Watch Thursday, January 24, 1946

Dave Malcolm

Sheriff Dave Malcolm and Agent Thomas Matthews, of the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, were shot and killed while conducting a roadblock near the town of Spearfish.

Both officers were shot by an escaped murderer from Minnesota. The suspect was apprehended and executed in the electric chair in 1947.

Sheriff Malcolm was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1947

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