Deputy Sheriff George Dean

Deputy Sheriff George Dean

Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, August 27, 1916

George Dean

Deputy Sheriff George Dean was shot and killed while attempting to control a crowd of spectators at a baseball game in Coxton.

He was attempting to keep the spectators from crowding the bases when a man opened fire on him, killing him instantly. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder, and two of the man's family members were held as accomplices.

Deputy Dean was survived by his wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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