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Dec. 07, 1981
Caucasian Male / 60 yrs. of age
Warren County Sheriff's Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Mon. Dec. 07, 1981
Deputy George Darnell was shot and killed when he interrupted several suspects stealing fuel at a service facility on U.S. 67 near Monmouth.
The suspects were loading fuel into their own tanker truck from the service facility tanks. As Deputy Darnell attempted to arrest the suspects he was ambushed by one of them and shot in the head and chest several times.
The suspect was convicted of Deputy Darnell's murder and sentenced to 75 years in prison.
Deputy Darnell had served with the Warren County Sheriff's Department for 11 years.