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Deputy Sheriff Donald Leeroy Brown | Yuba County Sheriff's Department, California Yuba County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Donald Leeroy Brown

Yuba County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, November 21, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Convicted

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Deputy Brown was shot and killed when he responded to reports of a man pointing a shotgun at school children. The suspect was known to Deputy Brown and when he arrived at the scene the man's mother let him in the house. As Deputy Brown approached the second floor of the residence the suspect appeared from a bedroom and shot Deputy Brown in the chest with the shotgun.

The suspect was found guilty of charges connected with Deputy Brown's murder.

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I still cross through my mind every single day in one way or another. Sometimes it just the smell of Old Spice. Hope you are taking care of all my animals. See you when I'm looking at you.

kathy brown
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February 21, 2013

 

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