Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to 20 years
Conservation Officer Wood was shot and killed at his home at approximately 10:00 pm by a man whom he had issued a citation to earlier in the day.
The man found out where Officer Wood lived and went to the home. When Officer Wood's wife answered the door the man asked to speak with the officer. When Officer Wood came to the front door the man shot him.
One of the officers who responded to the murder scene, Corporal James Bounds, of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, suffered a fatal heart attack when he saw the body of Officer Wood and he learned that his friend had been shot and killed.
The suspect who murdered Officer Wood was apprehended and sentenced to 20 years.
Officer Wood was survived by his wife.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Corporal James Kenneth Bounds