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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Deputy Koerper your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Warren County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

July 6, 2016

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