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.

Bio

  • 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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Deputy Sheriff Edwards,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Saluda County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 20, 2020

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