Deputy Sheriff Winfield Scott Edie

Deputy Sheriff Winfield Scott Edie

Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 1984

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Winfield Scott Edie

Deputy Sheriff Winfield Edie, a member of his department's dive team, drowned while conducting a training dive in Lake Chelan.

During the dive, he called for help. Other officers weren't able to reach him in time and located his body in 15-feet of water. It was never determined what happened that caused him to call for help.

Deputy Edie had served with the Chelan County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge K23

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

dive team

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Scott, now that we are retired, we think about you even more. Can you just imagine the fun us four would have ? I'm so sorry you left so early. We love you and we will all be together again when God sees fit.

Joyce Edie
Cousin, wife of retired deputy Keith Edie

April 5, 2022

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