Sheriff Thomas P. Miller

Sheriff Thomas P. Miller

Colbert County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, June 14, 1927

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Thomas P. Miller

Sheriff Thomas Miller was shot and killed at Poplar Creek Church in Leighton.

He was attending an all-day singing at the church when he was shot by a man who held a grudge against him. Sheriff Miller died of his wounds three days later.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, June 12, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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Rest in peace Sheriff Miller.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 4, 2019

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