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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On this 111th “anniversary” of your untimely departure, please know that no passage of time can erase your service and the sacrifice you made that day. Rest In Peace always.

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

June 14, 2020

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