Deputy Sheriff Nelson Reed Cook

Deputy Sheriff Nelson Reed Cook

Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, December 31, 1903

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Nelson Reed Cook

Deputy Sheriff Nelson Cook succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was beaten by a man he was arresting.

The subject was wanted for forging United States express money orders. During the arrest the man beat him upon his head and body, causing fatal injuries. The man fled the scene but was later arrested.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 29, 1903
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Arrested

forgery, warrant service

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Rest in peace.


March 29, 2020

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