Deputy Sheriff Fred Cole

Deputy Sheriff Fred Cole

Magoffin County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 1930

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Fred Cole

Deputy Sheriff Fred Cole succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while attempting to make an arrest of a drunk and disorderly subject in Carver, Kentucky.

He was taken to a hospital in Paintsville where he died the following day.

Deputy Cole was survived by his wife, mother, and two siblings. He was also predeceased by two siblings.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, December 21, 1930
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

DIP, disorderly

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