Investigator George Melvin Brown, Sr.

Investigator George Melvin Brown, Sr.

Henry County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 26, 1984

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George Melvin Brown, Sr.

Investigator Brown was killed in an automobile accident on Route 86 while transporting a prisoner from North Carolina back to Henry County. The suspect was wanted in connection with the burglary of a local florist and was located in North Carolina.

The two were only a few miles from the Virginia border when the unmarked department vehicle veered into oncoming traffic and struck a tractor trailer head-on. Investigator Brown and the suspect were both killed. The driver of the tractor trailer stated that he observed the two occupants of the vehicle struggling as the car veered into his lane of traffic.


  • Age Not available
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  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location North Carolina

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 26, 2015

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