Sheriff Charles Clarence Mason

Sheriff Charles Clarence Mason

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, June 16, 1938

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Charles Clarence Mason

Sheriff Charles Mason died from a gunshot wound sustained when he and a deputy had gone to serve commitment papers to a man in Webster.

Sheriff Mason was shot in the shoulder and chest by a shotgun blast. The other deputy returned to town to get assistance and upon returning, they found the subject dead in an upstairs bedroom from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed Suicide

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Please know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace sir.

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

June 16, 2020

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