Deputy Sheriff Willie Ellison Hall

Deputy Sheriff Willie Ellison Hall

Durham County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, October 18, 1929

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Willie Ellison Hall

Deputy Willie Hall was shot and killed while searching for illegal whiskey.

The 24-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death on December 6, 1929. He was later granted a new trial and convicted of second degree murder. He was sentenced to 30 years hard labor on May 20, 1930. He died in prison on December 21, 1941, of acute appendicitis.

Deputy Hall's brother, Deputy Onus Hall, was shot and killed on July 17, 1939, while responding to a disturbance.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Deputy Sheriff Hall,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Durham County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 18, 2019

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