Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Charged with capital murder
Deputy Humphus and Deputy Otis Watkins were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a mental warrant. During the arrest the suspect was able to gain control of Deputy Humphus' revolver and shot both deputies. The suspect was arrested a short distance away carrying the deputies' shotgun.
Deputy Humphus had previously served on the Bryan Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, 5-year-old daughter, and 2-year-old son.
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Deputy Sheriff Elbert Watkins