Sheriff Melvin Roof

Sheriff Melvin Roof

Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, October 11, 1994

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Melvin Roof

Sheriff Roof suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after arresting two auto theft suspects. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 68
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Sheriff Roof,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Putnam County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 11, 2019

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