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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 your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Leflore County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE brother! There's not a day that goes by that your are not thought of! I will never forget you or that terrible day 22 years ago!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D
April 18, 2016

 

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