Home Confinement Officer Michael Andrew Sillman

Home Confinement Officer Michael Andrew Sillman

Marion County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, July 20, 2021

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Michael Andrew Sillman

Home Confinement Officer Michael Sillman suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting other deputies with a warrant service on a wanted fugitive at a house on William Smith Road.

The deputies parked out of sight from the home and were walking through rugged terrain to reach the house when Officer Sillman suddenly collapsed. Other deputies immediately began CPR but were unable to revive him.

Officer Sillman had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Office for four years and was also the active serving police chief of the Grant Town Police Department. He is survived by his wife, who also serves as a law enforcement officer.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 498

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

warrant service

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Rest in peace Home Confinement Officer Michael Sillman and thank you for your service.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

November 2, 2021

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