Deputy Sheriff A. H. "Holly" Koerper

Deputy Sheriff A. H. "Holly" Koerper

Warren County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 6, 1974

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A. H. "Holly" Koerper

Deputy Koerper was stabbed to death during an escape attempt at the Warren County Jail. The suspect stabbed him 26 times with a butcher knife. The suspect then freed his girlfriend, who was also a prisoner at the jail, and fled. Both escapees were arrested a short time later. The male suspect was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison.


  • Age 72
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 6, 2020

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