Sheriff Nehemiah Daniel

Sheriff Nehemiah Daniel

Fayette County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, November 10, 1904

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Nehemiah Daniel

Sheriff Nehemiah Daniel was shot and killed while assisting Montgomery town officials to preserve order following the shooting of a county constable by a town policeman the previous day.

He had just arrived in the town by train when he was shot and killed. The suspect fled the scene but was arrested three days later.

Sheriff Daniel had served as sheriff for four years. He was survived by his wife, son, and adopted daughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 10, 2010

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