Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 15, 2012

Christopher Richard Parsons

Deputy Sheriff Chris Parsons was shot and killed from ambush after responding to a 911 call on Nugget Road, in Mineral Point, at approximately 2:10 am.

An ambulance had also responded to the location as a result of the 911 call regarding an unconscious woman. As the woman was loaded into the ambulance her son exited the mobile home fired a single shot with a shotgun, killing Deputy Parsons.

The subject fled into the nearby woods. He remained at large for approximately 15 hours until he turned himself in at a checkpoint setup near Mineral Point.

Deputy Parsons had served with the Washington County Sheriff's Office for only two months. He is survived by his fiancee, parents, and sibling.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge 914

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender In custody

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Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 15, 2017

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