Game Warden Edward W. "Ted" Sloan

Game Warden Edward W. "Ted" Sloan

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, June 24, 1967

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Edward W. "Ted" Sloan

Game Warden Ted Sloan was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest a man for hunting squirrels along the shore of the Buttahatchee River in Lowndes County 18 miles north of Columbus.

The man and his 16-year-old son were both charged with manslaughter. On November 24th, 1967, the charges were dropped when a Lowndes County grand jury declined to indict the two.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charges dropped


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