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Lieutenant Fred McLain | Houston County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Houston County Sheriff's Office, Alabama


Fred McLain

Houston County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Sunday, October 12, 1980

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Age: 53

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Lieutenant McLain suffered a fatal heart attack when he was assaulted at a shots fired call. He and another deputy had responded to the call and encountered two intoxicated men. One of the suspects pulled a knife on the two officers, who then called for backup. One of the suspects then struck Lieutenant McLain on the head. As the lieutenant pulled out his service revolver he suffered a heart attack and collapsed.

Lieutenant McLain had served with the Houston County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Miss you so much, Uncle Fred. Glad you and Daddy are together.
Rest in Peace

July 11, 2014


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