Sheriff Charles L. Lynch

Sheriff Charles L. Lynch

Alpena County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, August 17, 1887

Charles L. Lynch

Sheriff Charles Lynch succumbed to gunshot wound sustained almost two months earlier when he was shot by a suspect who was wanted for the murder of Detective William Hulligan, of the Cleveland, Ohio, Police Department, February 8th, 1877.

The suspect was also mortally wounded in the shootout.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, June 27, 1887
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Sheriff Charles Lynch, Rest in Peace, we will recall your ultimate sacrifice on every anniversary of your final courageous dispatch ! God Bless You and your Family

anonymous

August 17, 2015

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