Deputy Sheriff DeWitt Clinton Willbern

Deputy Sheriff DeWitt Clinton Willbern

Kinney County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, May 29, 1948

DeWitt Clinton Willbern

Deputy Sheriff DeWitt Willbern was stabbed to death while responding to a domestic disturbance.

He was stabbed above the right eyebrow, in the left chest, and also suffered numerous cuts. Deputy Willbern was able to return fire with his .32 caliber handgun.

Deputy Willbern was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 29, 2015

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