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Sergeant Merlin E. Brune, Jr. | Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Sergeant

Merlin E. Brune, Jr.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 12, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to 21 years

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Sergeant Merlin Brune was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance near Westwego. As Sergeant Brune and several other officers were trying to talk the suspect into coming out of his house he opened fire through his front door killing Sergeant Brune. The suspect surrendered several minutes later.

The suspect was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 21 years in prison.

Sergeant Brune was survived by his wife and two children.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
July 16, 2017

 

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