Guard Cyrus Sells

Guard Cyrus Sells

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, June 9, 1841

Cyrus Sells

Guard Cyrus Sells was killed by an inmate who attacked him with an axe for no apparent reason.

The inmate had served seven years of a 15 year sentence for highway robbery. He was convicted of Guard Sells' murder and hanged Febuary 9, 1844.

Guard Sells is buried in Section R of Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Axe
  • Offender Executed in 1844

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