Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge
Offender: Sentenced to life
Agent William Stewart was shot and killed as he and members of the Woodward Police Department conducted a narcotics operation at a local chain restaurant. Agent Stewart and one of the detectives approached the suspect, who was sitting in a van parked in the parking lot. As the three talked the man fired a 12 gauge shotgun, killing Agent Stewart and wounding the detective.
The suspect fled the scene and buried the shotgun. He was arrested a short time later and the murder weapon was recovered. The man was convicted of Agent Stewart's murder and sentenced to life in prison. He has a parole hearing in November of 2016.
Agent Stewart is survived by three daughters and a granddaughter.