Police Officer William Ray Buechner, Jr.

Police Officer William Ray Buechner, Jr.

Auburn Police Division, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, May 19, 2019

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William Ray Buechner, Jr.

Police Officer William Buechner was shot and killed at about 10:10 pm when he and two other officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 3300 block of Wire Road.

After the officers arrived on the scene a subject at the mobile home opened fire on them, killing Officer Buechner and wounding two other officers. The man fled the area on foot but was arrested early the next morning approximately one mile away.

The subject was charged with capital murder.

Officer Buechner had served with the Auburn Police Division for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and step-daughter.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with capital murder

domestic

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Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Beuchner during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders (retired)
Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

July 9, 2019

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