Constable Squire Gatlin Rains

Constable Squire Gatlin Rains

Whitley County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, August 2, 1941

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Squire Gatlin Rains

Constable Squire Rains was shot and killed in the Nevisdale area of Whitley County while attempting to arrest a man causing a disturbance on election day.

The subject whos hot him was arrested. Constable Rains was taken to a hospital in Pineville where he died later in the day.

Constable Rains was the elected constable of Whitley County's Nevisdale area. He was a widower.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

disturbance, election

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 2, 2020

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