Deputy Sheriff Isaac Pennington

Deputy Sheriff Isaac Pennington

Harlan County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, April 16, 1933

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Isaac Pennington

Deputy Sheriff Isaac Pennington was shot and killed at the Black Mountain Coal Company's camp in Kenvir, Kentucky by a subject who was seeking revenge against him for a previous arrest.

The man had recently been released from the federal penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, after serving a two years sentence on a liquor law violation. Deputy Pennington was the chief witness against the man.

The subject was arrested after Deputy Pennington's murder.

Deputy Pennington was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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