Constable Thomas Sharp Lynch

Constable Thomas Sharp Lynch

Mendocino County Constable's Office - Ukiah Judicial District, California

End of Watch Monday, June 14, 1909

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Thomas Sharp Lynch

Constable Thomas Lynch was shot and killed by an Indian he arrested. He gave the suspect permission to go inside his wigwam to get his coat. He returned with a revolver and opened fire. Later when a posse caught up with the suspect he shot and killed himself.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Constable Lynch,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mendocino County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 14, 2019

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