Sheriff Charles Clark McKnight

Sheriff Charles Clark McKnight

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, March 5, 1933

Charles Clark McKnight

Sheriff Charles McKnight was shot and killed when he responded to reports of a man threatening a family inside of a home. He was shot in the chest when he approached the man to question him.

Sheriff McKnight had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Sheriff McKnight. Today, 80 years after your murder "A" Shift dedicates our watch to you brother. You will never be forgotten. Heroes live forever.

Sgt. J.L. Slaughter
Radford City Police Department

March 5, 2013

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