Deputy Sheriff Claude Lee Holt

Deputy Sheriff Claude Lee Holt

Cross County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1944

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Claude Lee Holt

Deputy Sheriff Claude Holt was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant for assault.

The suspect was sentenced to death but later had his sentence commuted to life.

Deputy Holt had served with the Cross County Sheriff's Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

warrant service

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Deputy Sheriff Holt,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cross County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 4, 2019

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