Deputy Jailer Logan Young

Photo of Deputy Jailer Logan Young
End of Watch: Sun, Dec 27th, 1908
Date of Incident: Sat, Dec 26th, 1908
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 50


His wife, three daughters and brother


Deputy Logan Young succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he and another deputy attempted to arrest a mentally ill man who was threatening a family member.

When the deputies arrived at the home and attempted to place the man under arrest, the man opened fire with a shotgun from behind his horse. Several of the pellets struck Deputy Young in the face, causing a fatal injury.

The suspect fled the location but was arrested within days.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Jessamine County Sheriff's Office
Jessamine County Sheriff's Office Patch
101 South 2nd Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356
(859) 885-4139
Sheriff Kevin Corman


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