Code Enforcement Officer Edmond J. Songy, Jr.

Code Enforcement Officer Edmond J. Songy, Jr.

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, July 9, 2002

Edmond J. Songy, Jr.

Officer Edmond Songy was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at an accident scene on I-10 near Exit 206.

Officer Songy was in uniform and wearing a reflective traffic vest at the time. The drunk driver was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Officer Songy had been employed with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Department for six years, and is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 33

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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A really likeable guy, "Chipper" was in our hunting club for a few years. Miss his good natured personality.

Vincent Schexnayder
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July 9, 2017

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