Deputy Sheriff Henry C. Givins

Deputy Sheriff Henry C. Givins

Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Tuesday, November 26, 1935

Henry C. Givins

Deputy Givins succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day. He and other officers were attempting to arrest a man for kidnapping and murder. Deputy Givins and Policeman Fontaine Cooper, of the Idaho State Police, were shot and killed following a high speed chase of the suspect.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death by hanging but committed suicide 15 minutes before his execution by jumping from the top of a 30-foot high cell wall.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, November 25, 1935
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide

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