Corporal Dewey C. Shrewsbury

Corporal Dewey C. Shrewsbury

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, October 25, 1978

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Dewey C. Shrewsbury

Corporal Shrewsbury was accidentally shot and killed while cleaning his service weapon. He had served with the West Virginia State Police for 16 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Cpl. Shrewsbury,
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 the state of West Virginia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 25, 2018

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