Sergeant Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Sergeant Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, June 7, 1965

Pressley Eugene Humphrey

Sergeant Pressley Humphrey succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on May 21st, 1964, while responding to a shots fired call at a residence.

As he and his partner approached the home the occupant exited and opened fire, wounding Sergeant Humphrey. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the wounds on June 7th, 1965.

The original call was later determined to be a prank call. The man who shot Sergeant Humphrey was charged with manslaughter.

Sergeant Humphrey had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for 12 years.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, May 21, 1965
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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