Undersheriff Edward Goodfellow

Undersheriff Edward Goodfellow

Hot Springs County Sheriff's Office, Wyoming

End of Watch Wednesday, August 24, 1927

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Edward Goodfellow

Undersheriff Goodfellow and Sheriff Frank McFarlane were killed in an automobile accident while transporting two prisoners. The officers had just arrested the two the suspects for stealing Army blankets. As Undersheriff Goodfellow attempted to shift into reverse his foot slipped off of the clutch, causing the vehicle to lurch forward and drive off of a 100-foot cliff into a creek. Sheriff McFarlane died instantly and Undersheriff Goodfellow succumbed to his injuries the next day.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, August 23, 1927

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 23, 2020

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