Deputy Sheriff Hubert Butcher

Deputy Sheriff Hubert Butcher

Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Monday, March 3, 1924

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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 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mingo County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 3, 2024

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