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Reserve Deputy Sheriff John Wesley Wright | Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Reserve Deputy Sheriff

John Wesley Wright

Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Reserve Deputy John Wright was accidentally shot and killed by another deputy while assisting with the apprehension of an escaped convict.

Reserve Deputy Wright had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his fiancée, parents, and five siblings.

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John,
Thinking of you today. I saw your sister Mary and it brought it all back
. I know you are with your Dad my Uncle Wesley. You live on my cousin.

Ava Laxton
May 17, 2017

 

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