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Deputy Sheriff William Durr | Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff

William Durr

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch: Saturday, May 27, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Arrested

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Deputy Sheriff William Durr was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 2871 Lee Drive in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, at approximately 11:30 pm.

When he arrived at the scene a male subject shot and killed him before murdering three females at the home. The subject then drove to two more locations in Brookhaven where he murdered four more people. He was taken into custody the following morning after attempting suicide-by-cop.

Deputy Durr had served with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office for two years and had previously served with the Brookhaven Police Department for two years.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Steve Rushing
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
215 Justice Street
PO Box 587
Brookhaven, MS 39602

Phone: (601) 833-5231

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God Speed my brother. Thank you for your service. The state of Mississippi lost a hero, and should always honor his memory.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)
June 13, 2017


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