Deputy Sheriff Ira Milburn Skeen

Deputy Sheriff Ira Milburn Skeen

Scott County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, December 22, 1955

Ira Milburn Skeen

Deputy Skeen was shot and killed while posting a notice at a grocery store for a special state election to change the state constitution.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Deputy Skeen was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Chief Paul Davis
Shenandoah Police Department

December 22, 2014

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