Deputy Sheriff Mack Roberts

Deputy Sheriff Mack Roberts

Leslie County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, December 25, 1905

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Mack Roberts

Deputy Sheriff Mack Roberts was shot and killed when gunfire erupted at a turkey shooting match at Big Fork, 20 miles from Hyden. A dispute over the match brought on a gun battle involving several men. As a man involved in the dispute was shot and killed, his pistol fell from his hand and discharged when it hit the ground, killing Deputy Roberts who was standing nearby.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Mack was my great great grandfather and he always has and always will be remembered as a hero in my family.

Kyle Roberts

December 11, 2014

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