Deputy Sheriff Charles A. Murchison

Deputy Sheriff Charles A. Murchison

Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, June 12, 1922

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Charles A. Murchison

Deputy Sheriff Charles Murchison was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for moonshining.

The man opened fire on Deputy Murchison from an elevated position, killing him. The 20-year-old subject was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 99 years in prison.

Deputy Murchison was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years

alcohol violation

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