Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Shot and killed
Deputy Matthews was shot and killed when he and two other deputies responded to a suspicious person call involving a man with previous mental illness. When the officers received no answer after knocking on the door Deputy Matthews looked into a window. The supect immediately opened fire, striking Deputy Matthews in the face. The suspect was later shot and killed when officers attempted to enter the home.
Deputy Matthews had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and two sons.