Deputy Sheriff Roy Curtis

Deputy Sheriff Roy Curtis

Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, February 9, 1944

Roy Curtis

Deputy Sheriff Roy Curtis was shot and mortally wounded in West Memphis by a man he attempted to arrest. Deputy Curtis died in a Memphis hospital four days later.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and executed in the electric chair on December 1st, 1944.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 5, 1944
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1944

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