Bio & Incident Details
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Offender: Committed suicide
Sheriff Walter Meek was shot and killed while attempting to serve a lunacy warrant on a mentally deranged man along Route 23 behind the Paul B. Hall Medical Center.
The subject committed suicide after murdering Sheriff Meek.
In addition to serving as sheriff, Sheriff Meek was also a well known barber in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.