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Sheriff Robert S. Walton | Minidoka County Sheriff's Department, Idaho Minidoka County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

Sheriff

Robert S. Walton

Minidoka County Sheriff's Department, Idaho

End of Watch: Thursday, March 8, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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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.

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

Officer 11169
April 7, 2012

 

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