Deputy Sheriff Neil Simpkins

Deputy Sheriff Neil Simpkins

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 1924

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Neil Simpkins

Deputy Simpkins was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for violating the liquor law. The suspect was apprehended, convicted of second degree murder, and sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison.

Deputy Simpkins was survived by his wife and 11 children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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I was married to grandson Robert McCullough and it was always talked about in the family what a good man Neil Simpkin was. His daughter Virginia D was My husbands mother.

Shirley McCullough
Granddaughter by marriage

July 23, 2018

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