Deputy Sheriff Hubert Butcher

Deputy Sheriff Hubert Butcher

Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, March 3, 1924

Hubert Butcher

Deputy Sheriff Hubert Butcher died after falling from a bridge over Glen Alum Creek while being shot at by a subject he had just attempted to arrest.

He had attempted to serve a warrant on a liquor charge when the subject opened fire on him with a rifle.

Deputy Butcher was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Butcher,
On today, the 93rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mingo County.


United States Border Patrol

March 3, 2017

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