Deputy Sheriff Robert H. Napier

Deputy Sheriff Robert H. Napier

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, December 21, 1922

Robert H. Napier

Deputy Sheriff Bob Napier was believed to have been shot and killed after confronting a subject near his home at Walker's Branch.

His mangled body was located on a set of nearby railroad tracks. Evidence showed that his body had been dragged to the tracks and his revolver had been fired four times. A subject was arrested and charged with his murder in 1935, 13 years after his death.

Deputy Napier was survived by his wife and several young children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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I worked with one of your sons, gave me my first job about 30 years ago. He was a fine man, and took me under his wing and made me who I am today. He is with you now.

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October 23, 2013

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