Deputy Sheriff Eugene Bradburn McBride

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Bradburn McBride

Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, November 2, 1969

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Eugene Bradburn McBride

Deputy Eugene McBride suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to a disorderly conduct call.

He had arrested one subject when he started suffering chest pains. A second deputy who responded to the scene arrived to find Deputy McBride leaning over his patrol car's hood, clutching his chest.

The backup deputy took control of the prisoner and Deputy McBride drove himself to the local hospital where he died a short time later.

Deputy McBride had served with the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office for just over 9 years. He is survived by his wife, four sons, two daughters, and his mother.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Deputy Sheriff McBride,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsylvania County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 2, 2019

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