Chief Deputy Sheriff Frank Smith

Chief Deputy Sheriff Frank Smith

Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, July 9, 1926

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Frank Smith

Chief Deputy Smith was shot and killed by a man he stopped to question. The suspect was apprehended minutes later.

The 25-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and hanged on August 27, 1926.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1926

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 9, 2020

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