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New Hero Search D. W. Tyus ("Doc")
- Aug. 21, 1907 -
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Grady County Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: GA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 21, 1907
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 50 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Grady County Sheriff's Office
GA   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Sheriff
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 2 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: GA   USA   Wed. Aug. 21, 1907
Summary: Sheriff Tyus succumbed to a gunshot wound received several days earlier while attempting to serve a warrant. A week later the suspect was trapped by a posse at the home of his uncle near Tallahassee, Florida. As the posse stormed the house, the suspect's uncle shot and killed City Marshal Eugene Cargell of the Cairo, Georgia, Police Department. Marshal Cargell's killer was captured but Sheriff Tyus' killer escaped and was never apprehended.

Sheriff Tyus had been with the agency for two yea

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