George Monroe Selby Jr.

George Monroe Selby Jr.

Death 4 Dec 2002 (aged 33)
Cenotaph Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 28525532 · View Source
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Deputy, Shelby County Sheriff's Department
Memorial Marker at Fallen Heros Memorial
inside Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis, Tennessee

Deputy Selby was shot and killed as he and other members of the Narcotics Unit attempted to serve a warrant at a Memphis home. Moments after deputies knocked on the door, and identified themselves, shots were fired from inside the house. Deputy Shelby was shot in the shoulder, transported to the hospital, and later died as a result of the gunshot. He had been a member of the Sheriff's Department for eight years and assigned to the Narcotics Unit for two years.

Actual burial location is is within Memorial Park Cemetery (Memphis, Tennessee) just across from the Grotto.


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  • Created by: Carole McCaig
  • Added: 25 Jul 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28525532
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Monroe Selby Jr. (30 Jan 1969–4 Dec 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28525532, citing Shelby County Fallen Heroes Memorial, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Carole McCaig (contributor 46785778) .