Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # 160
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to death
Deputy West was shot and killed after he and another deputy went to a mobile home park to verify the address of a man wanted on several warrants. Another deputy was also shot and wounded. The suspect was apprehended two days later at a city rail station in New York City.
The suspect was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to death on June 20, 1996.
Deputy West is survived by his wife and two sons.