Category: General News
SW WA Sheriff Ends Own Life
CATHLAMET, Wash. (AP) — A county spokeswoman says the sheriff of Wahkiakum (Wah-KIA'-cum) County in southwest Washington has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Spokeswoman Marsha LaFarge says Sheriff Jon Dearmore died about 5 p.m. yesterday at his home. LaFarge says the sheriff's office received a call from Dearmore's wife reporting there had been a gunshot. The 50-year-old Dearmore had been sheriff for two years and had been in law enforcement for more than 25 years.