Deputy Sheriff Norris R. Scarbrough

Deputy Sheriff Norris R. Scarbrough

Marshall County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, May 10, 1928

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Norris R. Scarbrough

Deputy Sheriff Norris Scarbrough was shot and killed by a man whom he had arrested several times over the previous 18 months.

Both men lived near Douglas on Sand Mountain and inadvertently met at a filling station near their homes. The men exchanged words before the subject drew a pistol and shot Deputy Scarbrough several times. The man was arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Scarbrough had served with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife and several children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

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