Investigator Farrah Turner

Investigator Farrah Turner

Florence County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 22, 2018

Farrah Turner

Investigator Farrah Turner suffered fatal gunshot wounds when she and other investigators from the Florence County Sheriff's Office arrived at a home to interview a suspect as part of a sex offense investigation.

Sergeant Terrence Carraway, of the Florence Police Department, was shot and killed while responding to assist the wounded deputies at a house off of Vintage Drive.

Another subject in the house opened fire on the deputies as they approached the house, wounding all three. The man then positioned himself in a vantage point in a second-floor window, giving him a view of fire of several hundred yards. Sergeant Carraway, along with three other Florence police officers, responded to the scene and were attempting to rescue the three wounded deputies when the subject opened fire on them too, shooting all four.


The subject remained barricaded inside of his home for two hours before being taken into custody.

All of the wounded officers were transported to a local hospital where Sergeant Carraway succumbed to his wounds. Investigator Turner underwent nine surgeries and remained in critical condition until succumbing to her wounds on October 22nd, 2018.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Arrested

ambush, sex offense, sniper, warrant service

Contact

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

Sheriff Kenney Boone
Florence County Sheriff's Office
6719 Friendfield Road
Effingham, SC 29541

Phone: (843) 665-2121

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My heart goes out to this officer's friends, family, and department. I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 "And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". One day, we'll be able to welcome back our loved ones that we've lost to death and never have to lose them again. Until then, my sincerest condolences goes out to everyone that knew this brave officer.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

November 12, 2018

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