Deputy Sheriff
Daniel Alonzo Mayfield
Floyd County Sheriff's Department
Sunday, January 24, 1926

Age: 59
Served:
Badge #:
Panel 9E, Line 23
Panel L30, Line 11

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, January 24, 1926
04:00 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
Main Street at Falling Run Creek, New Albany
Incident County:
Floyd
Incident Township:
New Albany
Weapon Used:
Gun (unknown type)
Suspect Disposition:
Shot and killed
Burial Place:
Antioch Cemetery, Elizabeth

   Deputy Daniel Mayfield was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend six bank robbery suspects in New Albany.

   He and several other officers chased the suspects to Stone Bridge over Falling Run Creek when shots were exchanged and Deputy Mayfield was fatally wounded.

   One of the suspects was shot and killed but none of the other five men were charged.

   Deputy Mayfield was survived by his wife, daughter and two sons.


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