Constable William Bolton

Constable William Bolton

Pulaski County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, September 7, 1903

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William Bolton

Constable William Bolton was shot and killed in Mt. Victory, Kentucky, as he and another constable attempted to serve a warrant on two brothers.

During the arrest the two brothers opened fire on Constable Bolton, wounding him. The constable returned fire from the ground, killing both brothers. A relative of the two brothers then opened fire on Constable Bolton, killing him.

The suspect who fired the fatal shot fled the area.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Two shot and killed

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Constable Bolton,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pulaski County.


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September 7, 2023

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