Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones

Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 1940

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Elhanon Jones

Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones was shot and killed after arresting a subject at a roadhouse near Duane, Kentucky.

He was leaving the roadhouse with his prisoner when he was shot. The roadhouse operator was also shot and severely wounded.

The 34-year-old suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Deputy Jones was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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Deputy Sheriff Jones,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Perry County.


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February 10, 2020

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