Special Deputy
Bill John Yanich
Newton County Sheriff's Department
Sunday, December 17, 1967

Age: 32
Served: 1 year
Badge #:
Panel 45W, Line 21
Panel L2, Line 7

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Vehicular assault
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, December 17, 1967

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
State Road 10 near Lake Village
Incident County:
Newton
Incident Township:
Lake
Weapon Used:
Motor vehicle
Suspect Disposition:
Unknown
Burial Place:
Roselawn Cemetery, Roselawn

   Special Deputy Bill Yanich was killed in an automobile accident while patrolling State Road 10 just west of Lake Village.

   He was riding in a squad car driven by a deputy sheriff when it was struck on the passenger side by a vehicle whose 22-year-old driver was under the influence of alcohol.

   Special Deputy Yanich was survived by his wife, three daughters, two brothers and mother.

Military Service


United States Marine Corps
Korean War



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