Deputy Sheriff George Lester Fain

Deputy Sheriff George Lester Fain

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, August 28, 1911

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George Lester Fain

Deputy Sheriff George Fain was beaten to death by a man he was attempting to arrest. The suspect attacked Deputy Fain, grabbed his shotgun, and dealt him three powerful blows, crushing his skull.

The suspect fled into a swamp near Fort Gaines where he was surrounded by a posse. After hiding in the dense undergrowth over night he was forced out into the open. Refusing to surrender, he was shot and killed.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Officer's shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 28, 2020

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