Constable John C. Chambers

Constable John C. Chambers

Fayette County Constable's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, August 31, 1924

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John C. Chambers

Constable John Chambers was beaten and stabbed to death by four men after serving a warrant on one. He was attacked as he mounted his horse. He died seven days later.

One suspect was shot and killed by a posse. The fate of the other three is unknown.

Constable Chambers was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 24, 1924
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Not available

warrant service

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 31, 2020

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