Deputy Sheriff Fred Damron

Photo of Deputy Sheriff Fred Damron
End of Watch: Mon, Jan 20th, 1941
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 48


His wife and two children.


Deputy Fred Damron was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was threatening another man with a gun. Deputy Damron had disarmed the suspect, but the man returned with another gun and shot him five times.

The suspect was taken into custody and charged with murder.

Deputy Damron is survived by his wife and two children.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653
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