Constable Earnest Clyde Null

Constable Earnest Clyde Null

Alcorn County Constable's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, May 25, 1983

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Earnest Clyde Null

Constable Clyde Null was stabbed to death as he and other officers served mental papers on a man, 30, and tried to take him into custody at his home.

The man charged at him and stabbed him in the chest with a 10-inch butcher knife. Alcorn County deputies and Corinth policemen opened fire, killing the man.

Constable Null had served with the Alcorn County Constable's Office for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Constable Null,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Alcorn County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 25, 2023

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