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Sheriff Hugh Lee McNamara | Hyde County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota Hyde County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota

Sheriff

Hugh Lee McNamara

Hyde County Sheriff's Office, South Dakota

End of Watch: Friday, April 30, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Sheriff McNamara was shot and killed while attempting to serve an eviction notice on a local farmer.

The farmer opened fire with a shotgun killing Sheriff McNamara and seriously wounding his brother, a deputy sheriff. The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.

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