Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Deputy Sheriff John H. Miller

Iredell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 1917

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John H. Miller

Deputy Miller was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a 60 year old man two miles east of Mooresville. The suspect shot him in the chest with a shotgun when he told him he had a warrant for his arrest. A posse captured the suspect the next day.

The suspect was convicted of Deputy Miller's murder and executed in the electric chair on September 25, 1917.

Deputy Miller was survived by his wife, six children, three brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed in 1917

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Please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and more importantly your sacrifice and you will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

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

June 30, 2020

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