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Constable Elton L. Williams | Vaiden Police Department, Mississippi Vaiden Police Department, Mississippi

Constable

Elton L. Williams

Vaiden Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .22 caliber

Offender: Apprehended

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Constable Elton Williams was shot and killed by a 14-year-old parolee after he stole and wrecked a car.

Constable Williams was responding to a report that the juvenile was at a home showing off a rifle. As Constable Williams was getting out of his patrol car, the suspect shot him in the stomach, killing him instantly.

Constable Williams was survived by his wife, three daughters, and sister.

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Constable Williams your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Carroll County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D
January 3, 2016

 

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