Deputy Sheriff George Dillon

Deputy Sheriff George Dillon

Mingo County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, August 21, 1918

George Dillon

Deputy Sheriff George Dillon and Deputy Sheriff William Ellis were shot and killed while attempting to arrest several military deserters.

The subject who shot them turned himself in 18 months later and was sentenced to life in prison.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Deputy Sheriff Dillon,
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. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 21, 2018

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