August 2, 2012

Josh Mitchell - Law Enforcement - Texas

Deputy Sheriff Josh Mitchell, age 25, died in the line of duty on August 1, 2012, in Big Lake, Texas.

Josh was a member of the Reagan County Sheriff's Office. He had 6 years of service. 

Josh and other officers were searching for a suicidal suspect in Big Lake shortly after 6:00 p.m. The suspect was encountered in the 1100 block of Main Street and he opened fire on Deputy Mitchell, fatally wounding him. Deputy Mitchell succumbed to his wounds while being transported to a hospital in San Angelo.

Angels of God, pray for
The suspect barricaded himself in a nearby home but was later apprehended. 

Josh is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents, siblings, grandmother, and his wife, Jill.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty. 

Let us pray that Josh Mitchell is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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