Sheriff Robert S. Walton

Sheriff Robert S. Walton

Minidoka County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, March 8, 1934

Robert S. Walton

Sheriff Robert Walton was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance. The suspect shot Sheriff Walton in the chest as the sheriff approached the door. The man then murdered his brother-in-law and wounded his mother. The suspect was apprehended and committed suicide in jail cell.

Sheriff Walton had been with the agency for three 3 years and was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in Peace, Sheriff Walton. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 7, 2012

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