Deputy Sheriff James Art Wilson
James Art Wilson
Deputy Sheriff James Wilson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had murdered three other people over a property ownership dispute.
As Deputy Wilson approached the scene along a roadway the suspect shot him with a rifle. The man was eventually apprehended by a posse and sentenced to life in prison for Deputy Wilson’s murder.
Deputy Wilson was survived by his wife and son.
- Tour: Not Available
- Badge: Not Available
- Cause: Gunfire
- Weapon: Rifle
- Offender: Sentenced to life