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John E. Sealy

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Rank: Undersheriff
Agency: Iron County Sheriff's Office
County: Iron
Age: 50
End of Watch: February 28, 1906

Undersheriff Sealy was shot and killed as he and two other men approached a subject who they thought was a burglar in the railroad station. Under Sheriff Sealy was struck by gunfire and died a short time later. The suspected burglar was in fact a railroad employee who was in the station late at night. The employee mistook the three men entering the closed station to be burglars and shot toward them striking Sealy.

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