Deputy Sheriff William Armstrong

Deputy Sheriff William Armstrong

Hampshire County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, June 25, 1847

William Armstrong

Deputy Sheriff William Armstrong was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a gang of desperadoes.

He was shot in the chest as he entered the residence the group was in. The subject who shot him was arrested.

West Virginia had not yet been created at the time of Deputy Armstrong's murder, and Hampshire County was still part of Virginia.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 25, 2015

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