Constable Coner Flanary Hughes

Constable Coner Flanary Hughes

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, January 28, 1936

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Coner Flanary Hughes

Constable Coner Hughes was shot and killed when he encountered a drunk man who was on a shooting rampage in Pennington Gap.

The suspect had started shooting in a pool hall and shot Constable Hughes on a city street after exiting the hall. The man then went into a local business and seriously wounded a merchant.

The suspect was arrested a short time later at his home and charged with murder.


  • Age 64
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th 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.

Time never diminishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered. .

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 28, 2012

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