Deputy Sheriff J. Kyle Young

Deputy Sheriff J. Kyle Young

Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, April 13, 1952

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J. Kyle Young

Deputy J. Kyle Young was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance.

When Deputy Young along with the Dadeville police chief arrived at the home he was shot in the stomach with a .22 caliber rifle. The police chief knocked the suspect out with the butt of his rifle.

The 66-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled on August 17, 1961.

Deputy Young was twice the Tallapoosa Sheriff and a Alabama prison farm warden. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 75
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Paroled in 1961

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Young.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 3, 2019

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