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Sergeant Eric John Stein | Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

Sergeant

Eric John Stein

Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch: Monday, April 4, 2011

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 54-3

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/4/2011

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Sergeant Eric Stein was shot and killed as he, the county sheriff, and another deputy attempted to question a man regarding an incident that had occurred the previous night.

The three officers had gone to the man's home on 249th Street, in rural Sigourney, shortly before noon when they were fired upon. Sergeant Stein was struck by the shots and fatally wounded. The sheriff and other deputy took cover and called for assistance.

The subject remained barricaded in his home for about three hours before coming outside with a firearm. He was killed by an Iowa State Patrol tactical unit.

Sergeant Stein had served with the Keokuk County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He is survived by his 9-year-old daughter, sister, father, and fiancee.

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May you rest in peace thanks for all your hard work you will not be forgotten sergeant.

Cesar Rebolledo
May 1, 2014

 

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