Deputy Sheriff Liberty Allen Turner

Deputy Sheriff Liberty Allen Turner

Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, October 20, 1927

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Liberty Allen Turner

Deputy Sheriff Liberty Turner was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two people were playing an illegal dice game on the roadway in Boody, Virginia, near the Dickenson County - Wise County border.

One of the men who he was attempting to arrest was a childhood friend. The man pulled out a handgun and the two exchanged shots. Deputy Turner and the other subject were both killed.

Deputy Turner was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Deputy Sheriff Turner,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

October 20, 2016

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