Deputy Sheriff Webber W. Edwards

Deputy Sheriff Webber W. Edwards

Saluda County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, November 20, 1920

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Webber W. Edwards

Deputy Sheriff Webb Edwards was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest on a warrant.

The suspect was apprehended several days later.

The suspect was found guilty of first-degree murder in Saluda County and sentenced to death. In March 1923 he was awarded a new trial in Edgefield County where he was again convicted of first-degree murder but was sentenced to life.

Deputy Edwards had served with the Saluda County Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Sentenced to life

warrant service

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Thank you all so much for your lovely thoughts and kind words. This was my Granddaddy. He was taken from us when my Daddy was just 8 months old. May God bless him forever.

Hope Edwards Peters

April 30, 2018

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