Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Committed suicide
Deputy Philip Billings was shot and killed while working an off-duty security detail at a car dealership on North Federal Highway.
He was shot at approximately 0040 hours and was transported to North Broward Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds four hours later.
The two suspects were found dead in what is believed to be a murder suicide, in Boca Raton, Florida, four days later. Both suspects had been questioned by detectives following the murder, but were released pending further investigation.
Deputy Billings had been with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 18 months, and was assigned to District 9 North Broward. He is survived by his parents, brother, and sister.