Suspect in deputy shooting dies

Suspect in deputy shooting dies

HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas man accused of shooting a Harrison County deputy has died before his case went to trial.

The Harrison County District Attorney's Office tells us 81-year-old Merrill Wickware was behind bars since the shooting and was transferred to a hospital where he died on June 22.

The Harrison County Sheriff's Department says Wickware was suffering from cancer.

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