Deputy Sheriff William Armstrong

Deputy Sheriff William Armstrong

Hampshire County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, June 25, 1847

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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.


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Incident Details

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

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No passage of time will erase your service and sacrifice. Always remembered, rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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