Deputy Sheriff Redge M. Walton

Deputy Sheriff Redge M. Walton

Dyer County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1935

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Redge M. Walton

Deputy Sheriff Redge Walton was stabbed to death in Dyersburg while taking a prisoner to the county jail who was arrested for stealing a car.

The man, 34, an ex-convict out of prison for only two weeks, was arrested a short time later and taken to the jail in Shelby County for safekeeping. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. On December 18, 1958, he was stabbed by a fellow inmate. He died from his wounds a month later.

Deputy Walton was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Killed in prison

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