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6/14/07-Rusk County

East Texas Sheriff's Lieutenant Found Dead In Uniform Closet

Texas Rangers, Henderson Police, and the Rusk County District Attorney's Officer are investigating the apparent suicide by Lt. Fred Dunlap of the Rusk County Sheriff's Department.

Officers were notified shortly after 6:30 a.m. by Rusk County officers that the lieutenant had been found in the uniform closet at the Sheriff's Office suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Justice of the Peace Bob Richardson pronounced Lt. Dunlap dead at the scene and ordered his body sent to the Southeast Texas Forensics Lab in Tyler, Texas for an autopsy. 

Funeral Services are pending with the Charles Rader Funeral Home in Henderson.

Source: News Release From Det. Ryan Stanford/Public Information Officer/Rusk County D.A.

Posted by: Kathy Vitale, 5pm News Producer

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