Deputy Sheriff George Matthew Myers

Deputy Sheriff George Matthew Myers

Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, September 22, 1926

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George Matthew Myers

Deputy Sheriff George Myers was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was wanted on a domestic abuse warrant, and was a suspect in a shooting.

Deputy Myers spotted the suspect walking on Hampton Avenue and approached him. As Deputy Myers pulled up to him the man drew a .38-caliber revolver and fired twice at Deputy Myers, killing him.

The killer escaped from a mental hospital before his trial and was never captured.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Escaped

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 22, 2020

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