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Sheriff Melvin Roof | Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Missouri Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

Sheriff

Melvin Roof

Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 11, 1994

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Age: 68

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Heart attack

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Sheriff Roof suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after arresting two auto theft suspects. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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You were also polite and your death stunned me while in college. I remember the kindness you showed and find it hard in today's world to show the same at times. You were one of those which led me into this career and I wish to say thinks.

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September 14, 2015

 

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