Sheriff John H. Wisner

Sheriff John H. Wisner

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, March 30, 1870

John H. Wisner

Sheriff John Wisner was shot and killed by members of a lynch mob who were seeking to murder a prisoner in the parish jail.

A group of about 15 to 20 men numbering went to the county jail and shot Sheriff Wisner in the chest through a closed door. They then entered the jail and murdered the prisoner.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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