Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones

Photo of Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones
End of Watch: Sat, Feb 10th, 1940
Date of Incident: Sat, Feb 10th, 1940
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 47


His wife.


Deputy Sheriff Elhanon Jones was shot and killed after arresting a subject at a roadhouse near Duane, Kentucky.

He was leaving the roadhouse with his prisoner when he was shot. The roadhouse operator was also shot and severely wounded.

Deputy Jones was survived by his wife.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Perry County Sheriff's Department Patch
Main Street
Hazard, Kentucky 41702
(606) 439-4523


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