Sheriff Richard Ellis

Sheriff Richard Ellis

Scott County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, August 13, 1925

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Richard Ellis

Sheriff Ellis was shot and killed in an ambush in front of the county jail. He was walking a prisoner into the jail when he was shot in the back of the head. No suspects were ever identified.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Never identified


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Nick mottola

August 13, 2020

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