Deputy Sheriff Donald Roy Stockburger

Deputy Sheriff Donald Roy Stockburger

Pecos County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 23, 1997

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Donald Roy Stockburger

Deputy Stockburger died on September 23, 1997, as a result of injuries sustained when he was shot on December 11, 1990. Deputy Stockburger was assisting in stopping a man suspected of stealing items from several vehicles. The suspect was in a stolen vehicle at the time of the stop and had several guns.

The suspect was convicted of Deputy Stockburger's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Deputy Stockburger had served with the Pecos County Sheriff's Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 610

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 11, 1990
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 23, 2020

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