Deputy Sheriff Richard W. Slusher

Deputy Sheriff Richard W. Slusher

Bell County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1902

Richard W. Slusher

Deputy Slusher succumbed to an accident gunshot wound sustained when his pistol fell from its holster and discharged, striking him in the head.

The incident occurred on a Louisville and Middlesborough Railroad train, near Rowland, as Deputy Slusher returned from testifying in a trial in Frankfort.

After being shot he was taken to his brother-in-law's home, where he died the following day.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 10, 1902

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 11, 2018

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