Deputy Sheriff Edward Schumacker

Deputy Sheriff Edward Schumacker

Hancock County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, September 23, 1929

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Edward Schumacker

Deputy Sheriff Edward Schumacker and Policeman Patrick Costella, of the Hollidays Cove Police Department, were killed in an automobile accident when their vehicle went off a 50-foot embankment at Chestunt Ridge on the Pittsburgh Road.

The two officers, along with a local justice of the peace and a citizens, were returning from Burggettstown, Pennsylvania, where they had gone to search for a suspected who had robbed a pool room of $900 several days earlier.

Deputy Schumacker was survived by his wife.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 23, 2020

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