Deputy Constable Sol Warrix

Photo of Deputy Constable Sol Warrix
End of Watch: Sun, Sep 19th, 1937
Date of Incident: Sun, Sep 19th, 1937
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 31


Deputy Constable Warrix was shot and killed as he and the Allen Town Marshal investigated a car accident.

The two officers had taken two of the car's occupants to jail when they were informed that there was a third suspect still at large. They returned to the scene to look for the suspect.

As Deputy Warrix searched a nearby yard, he was struck once in the head with a .22 caliber rifle.

The suspect was convicted of Deputy Warrix's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Floyd County Constable's Office Patch
Prestonburg, Kentucky 41653


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