Deputy E. Dean Pray

Deputy E. Dean Pray

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Maine

End of Watch Tuesday, August 20, 1940

E. Dean Pray

Deputy Pray was shot and killed after he confronted a man that was creating a disturbance near an automotive garage in North Windham. The suspect was convicted of murder and committed to Thomaston State Prison on January 13, 1942, to serve a life sentence.

Deputy Pray had served with the agency for 10 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life imprisonment

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