Deputy Sheriff Jimmie Howard McKay, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Jimmie Howard McKay, Sr.

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, March 22, 1974

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Jimmie Howard McKay, Sr.

Deputy McKay and his wife were shot and killed after he stopped a vehicle on Hayes Road in Houston. Deputy McKay's personal vehicle was equipped with emergency lights and a sheriff's department radio. Two motorists found Deputy McKay's body on the side of road and his wife's body in the front seat of the patrol car. Both had been shot and killed.

In 2000 the suspect was sentenced to 40 years in prison.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff McKay. Sad about your wife being killed along with you.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 18, 2019

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