Deputy Sheriff Claude Lee Holt

Deputy Sheriff Claude Lee Holt

Cross County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1944

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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Never forgotten. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

August 4, 2017

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