Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # 7
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Sentenced to 30 years
Deputy Fox was shot and killed after he and several other officers responded to a disturbance in Batesburg, South Carolina, at 0130 hours. While on the scene the suspect was able to gain control of another officer's .38 caliber service weapon and open fire, striking Deputy Fox four times in torso and head. Another officer was able to return fire and wound the suspect. The man was convicted and sentenced to 30 years.
Deputy Fox had served with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department for 9 years and was survived by his wife, five children, and four grandchildren.