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Deputy Sheriff Ernest Wilson Walters, Sr. | Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

Ernest Wilson Walters, Sr.

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 23, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge

Offender: Paroled in 1971

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Deputy Sheriff Ernest Walters was shot and killed while serving an eviction notice on a woman on West 14th Street in Winston-Salem.

As he and two workers removed furniture from the home the woman opened fire on him with a 12-gauge shotgun as he walked from the back yard to the front door.

The 41-year-old suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison. She was paroled December 31st, 1971.

Deputy Walters was a WWII veteran and also served as a constable for Winston-Salem. He was survived by his wife.

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MJ Walters
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February 23, 2014

 

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