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Deputy Sheriff John Hughes Mitchell | Henry County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Henry County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff

John Hughes Mitchell

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch: Thursday, May 4, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/4/1922

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Deputy Mitchell was shot and killed in an ambush after seizing illegal whiskey.

Deputy Mitchell had served with the Henry County Sheriff's Office for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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She was a great lady , I remember her going from the garden up the old wooden stairs to cook on the wood stove . How times have changed.

J. Harris
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December 20, 2013

 

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