Deputy Sheriff Melvin P. Brown, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Melvin P. Brown, Jr.

Leflore County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, April 18, 1994

Melvin P. Brown, Jr.

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.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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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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