Special Deputy Sheriff William H. Frye

Special Deputy Sheriff William H. Frye

Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, December 30, 1931

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William H. Frye

Special Deputy Sheriff Will Frye was shot and killed near Bulls Gap, Tennessee, while he and another deputy attempted to arrest a man wanted for larceny and bigamy.

The man fled into the mountains after shooting Deputy Frye.

Deputy Frye was a U.S. Army veteran. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

larceny, warrant service

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