Deputy Sheriff Ray Elwin Horn, III

Deputy Sheriff Ray Elwin Horn, III

Comal County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Ray Elwin Horn, III

Deputy Sheriff Ray Horn suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after participating in his agency's mandatory physical fitness testing.

He had completed the testing and left the facility when he suffered the heart attack while driving his patrol car near the intersection of FM 3009 and Dimrock, in Schertz, at 5:15 pm. His patrol car then collided with two other vehicles at the intersection. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Horn was a U.S Air Force veteran and had served with the Comal County Sheriff's Office for 11-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour 11 years, 6 months
  • Badge 471
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Deputy Horn, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the Comal County Sheriff's Office. May God wrap you in his loving arms and grant your family and friends strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers my brother. Please know that you and your service will never be forgotten. Fidelis Ad Mortem my brother as we remain Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen. We have the watch from here.

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

February 7, 2019

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