Deputy Sheriff John Henry Walter

Deputy Sheriff John Henry Walter

Fauquier County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 5, 1972

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John Henry Walter

Deputy Sheriff John Walter was killed in an automobile accident while en route to Richmond, Virginia, with another deputy.

The other deputy attempted to pass a vehicle on Route 17 and struck another vehicle head-on, killing Deputy Walter instantly. The deputy's vision was obstructed at the time because of heavy rain.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Walter is remembered as a true hero. The Walter family is always in our thoughts and prayers, especially during this time of remembrance!
Sheriff Robert P. Mosier
And the men and women of
The Fauquier County Sheriff's Office

Sgt James Hartman
Fauquier County Sheriffs Office

July 10, 2017

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