Deputy Town Marshal Willie Smith

Deputy Town Marshal Willie Smith

Manchester Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, April 26, 1937

Willie Smith

Deputy Town Marshal Willie Smith was shot and killed while attempting to take a subject into custody for a competency hearing.

He had gone to the man's home with two sheriff's deputies but was ambushed when the subject stepped from behind a tree and opened fire with a shotgun. The man later turned himself in.

Deputy Marshal Smith was survived by his wife and several children.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Surrendered

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