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- Jul. 08, 1927 -
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Alleghany County Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: VA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jul. 08, 1927
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 60 yrs. of age
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Dept: Alleghany County Sheriff's Office
VA   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: VA   USA   Fri. Jul. 08, 1927
Summary: Deputy Samuel Brown was shot and killed as he and the sheriff attempted to arrest a suspected thief.

The sheriff was handcuffing the suspect when the suspect grabbed a gun from the sheriff and fired it. The shot missed the sheriff but hit Deputy Brown, killing him instantly.

The suspect initially escaped but was captured later that same day. He was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison.

Deputy Brown had served as a deputy for several years, however his exact length of service is unknown. He was survived by his wife and several children.

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