Deputy Sheriff John Louis Huddleston, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff John Louis Huddleston, Sr.

Campbell County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, August 17, 1935

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John Louis Huddleston, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Louis Huddleston was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a drunk subject at a dance hall on the Dixie Highway four miles north of La Follette.

As he placed the subject under arrest a second man attacked him and stabbed him 14 times. The man, 50, fled in a taxi to Middlesboro, Kentucky where he was arrested as soon as the taxi entered the town.

Deputy Huddleston was survived by his wife and was predeceased by his son.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Arrested

arrest, DIP

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Rest in peace john

Carson loveless

February 6, 2024

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