Deputy Sheriff Edwin A. Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Edwin A. Mitchell

Winston County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 1944

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Edwin A. Mitchell

Deputy Sheriff Edwin Mitchell was killed in a vehicle crash while he and the county sheriff traveled to Arkansas to pick up a prisoner.

Their vehicle struck a truck that was parked with no lights on Highway 82, near Winona.

Deputy Mitchell was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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Deputy Sheriff Mitchell,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Winston County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 17, 2019

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