Deputy Sheriff Berry Hensley

Deputy Sheriff Berry Hensley

Harlan County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, September 26, 1931

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Berry Hensley

Deputy Sheriff Berry Hensley was shot and killed from ambush near his home in Smith, Kentucky.

Two suspects shot him in the back with a shotgun and then fled into the mountains. The two suspects were arrested in connection with his murder but later released due to insufficient evidence. On September 4, 1932, one was stuck and killed by a train near Smith.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

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