Deputy Sheriff John Henry Walter

Deputy Sheriff John Henry Walter

Fauquier County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 5, 1972

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John Henry Walter

Deputy Sheriff John Walter was killed in an automobile accident while en route to Richmond, Virginia, with another deputy.

The other deputy attempted to pass a vehicle on Route 17 and struck another vehicle head-on, killing Deputy Walter instantly. The deputy's vision was obstructed at the time because of heavy rain.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered and honored. Rest In Peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 5, 2020

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