Constable Will Thornsberry

Constable Will Thornsberry

Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 22, 1928

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Will Thornsberry

Constable Will Thornbserry and his cousin, Justice of the Peace AJ Thornsberry, were shot and killed from ambush while on their way to destroy a moonshine still near Prestonburg.

The suspect was convicted of the murders and served two years in the Kentucky State Penitentiary.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released after 2 years

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Thank you for your service Uncle Will and Uncle AJ. Only wish I could have met you.

A Thornsberry
Great great niece

June 27, 2018

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