Undersheriff William S. McPherren

Undersheriff William S. McPherren

Sheridan County Sheriff's Department, Wyoming

End of Watch Friday, October 7, 1921

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William S. McPherren

Undersheriff McPherren was shot and killed while attempting to raid an illegal whiskey still north of Sheridan. The suspect was found not guilty when it could not be determined who fired the fatal shot.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Undersheriff McPerren,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sheridan County.


United States Border Patrol

October 7, 2021

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