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Deputy Kent Hintergardt | Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California


Kent Hintergardt

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, May 9, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy Kent Hintergardt was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance. Deputy Hintergardt had responded to an apartment complex and was waiting in the parking lot for backup when the suspect came downstairs and shot him in the head. The suspect strangled his girlfriend before committing suicide.

Deputy Hintergardt had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his expectant wife and 16-month-old daughter.

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I too worked with kent at the vons Pavillion in Moreno valley. Kent was a key carrier and I worked in produce. We all had a lot of fun working at the store. He was a nice guy who grew up into a fine man who wanted to help people and make the world safer.

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January 16, 2017


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