Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Sentenced to life
Deputy Herbert Slayton was shot and killed while checking on a vehicle. The suspect, who was an AWOL soldier from the US Army, had set up and ambush and shot Deputy Slayton with a handgun at close range.
The man was apprehended and sentenced to life.
Deputy Slayton had served with the agency for 25 years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and eight grandchildren.