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Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons | Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

Deputy Sheriff

Christopher Richard Parsons

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch: Saturday, December 15, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 2 months

Badge # 914

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: In custody

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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.

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Chris, it's been over 2 years that you were taken from us! We still think about you and miss you every day! Our grief is immeasurable. You gave the ultimate sacrifice doing what you loved! We are all so proud of you! You are gone but will never be forgotten! We love you!

Janet Conway
momma Jan
March 12, 2015


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