Deputies Willis and Edwards were two lawmen I found several years ago. They were added to the Officer Down Memorial Page and the Memorial in DC. Richland Beacon-News Saturday, June 8, 1895 Page 1, Column 6 A FATAL DUEL. Two Deputy Sheriffs Shoot Each Other by Mistake. Baxter Willis and J.W. Edwards the Victims of … Continue reading The Sad Death of Deputies Willis and Edwards.