Special Agent in Charge William Thomas Parr

Special Agent in Charge William Thomas Parr

United States Environmental Protection Agency - Criminal Investigations Division, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, January 17, 2002

William Thomas Parr

Special Agent in Charge William Parr died after contracting a rare illness while conducting a protective detail assignment of the EPA's administrator on an overseas trip to southeast Asia. SAC Parr became extremely sick after eating local food in Thailand and died in his sleep after arriving in Agra, India.

SAC Parr was a US Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired from the United States Secret Service after 21 years. Following his service with the Secret Service, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Environmental Protection Agency - Criminal Investigations Division where he served for two years before transferring to the Social Security Administration - Office of Inspector General. He transferred back to the EPA three years later.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Location Overseas

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The most outstanding marine I ever knew. Served with you at marine Barracks. Have thought of you often. Just learned of your passing. May God Bless you and all God's Blessings to your family

Sergeant Bob Portis USMC
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September 17, 2016

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