Deputy Sheriff R. Lee Hagan

Deputy Sheriff R. Lee Hagan

Nelson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, December 15, 1926

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R. Lee Hagan

Deputy Sheriff Lee Hagan suffered a fatal heart attack while searching for stills in the Balltown area of Nelson County.

He was assisting federal revenue agents as they searched the woods looking for suspects.

Deputy Hagan had served with the Nelson County Sheriff's Office for 24 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Deputy Sheriff Hagen,
On today, the 91 st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Nelson County.


United States Border Patrol

December 15, 2017

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