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Deputy Sheriff Melvin P. Brown, Jr. | Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff

Melvin P. Brown, Jr.

Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, April 18, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Sheriff Melvin Brown was shot and killed while escorting a woman to her home to pick up clothing. The woman's husband surprised them and shot Deputy Brown to death and seriously wounded the woman.

The subject was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Deputy Brown was survived by his wife and three children.

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Buster you will never be forgotten! I know your watching over us down here and in this day in time we need it! Continue to Rest In Peace my friend and law enforcement brother!

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD
April 18, 2017

 

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