Deputy Sheriff William Erastus Whitehurst

Deputy Sheriff William Erastus Whitehurst

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 1893

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William Erastus Whitehurst

Deputy Sheriff William Whitehurst was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a drunk man who was causing a public disturbance.

As he struggled with the original suspect another man opened fire on him, killing him.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Whitehurst.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 3, 2019

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