Undersheriff john Henry Bodine

Undersheriff john Henry Bodine

Labette County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Wednesday, April 20, 1870

john Henry Bodine

Undersheriff John Bodine was shot and killed when a pistol discharged by a man who was playing with it. Undersheriff Bodine was talking to the man in a city street when the shooting occurred. A coroner's inquest found that the shooting was accidental.

Undersheriff Bodine was survived by his wife. He was a civil war veteran having served as a private during the entire war with the Illinois 21st Infantry, Company F. He is buried in Oswego Cemetery in Labette County.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Not available

accidental discharge

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Rest in Peace, Undersheriff Bodine. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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