Sheriff Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Sheriff Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Gila County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, June 1, 1890

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Jeremiah "Jerry" Ryan

Sheriff Jerry Ryan drowned while attempting to rescue a woman who had been thrown overboard when the rowboat she was riding in capsized.

Sheriff Ryan was attending a family picnic at the pond and was attempting to rescue the woman when he became physically exhausted and both he and the woman went under and drowned.


  • Age 32
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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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February 6, 2024

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