Sheriff Stephen Frank Edwards

Sheriff Stephen Frank Edwards

Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, December 14, 1901

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Stephen Frank Edwards

Sheriff Edwards was killed after he and a suspect fell off of a moving train during a struggle. Sheriff Edwards was transporting a prisoner when the man's friend attacked him. Sheriff Edwards was able to shoot the suspect but he continued to struggle and they both fell off of the train and were killed.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Killed

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Rest in peace Sheriff Edwards.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2020

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