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Suspect Arrested After Fatal Shooting of Mississippi Deputy

December 03, 2010  | 


Tippah County (Miss.) Sheriff's Deputy Dewayne Crenshaw. Photo via Kristin Tallent (Twitter).

Tippah County Sheriff's Deputy Dewayne Crenshaw was fatally shot early Friday, after responding to a domestic disturbance call in the rural northern Mississippi county.

Crenshaw was fatally shot upon arrival at County Road 500, shortly after 4 a.m. The 62-year-old officer had 12 years in law enforcement, including seven with his current agency, reports WTVA.

Suspect Franklin Fitzpatrick of Pontotoc was arrested, after apparently scuffling with a second deputy. He has been charged with capital murder.

Read the full story at WTVA.com.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Domestic Disputes


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