George T. Reeves County Jailer George T. Reeves
Age: 40
Died: Tuesday, November 30, 1920
Cause of Death: Single shot with a pistol to the stomach
Shot by 3 escaping convicts from the Shelby County Jail. One convict died and 2 other convicts were captured in a gunfight Winona, MS, less than 24 hours later. Jailer Reeves was the only Jailer. He and is family lived in an upper story of the prison.

 

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