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Jasper County Sheriff's Office

RESERVE DEPUTY
HOWARD WAYNE HOLDEFER

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Reserve Deputy Holdefer suffered a fatal heart attack Tuesday, October 30, 1973, as he and several other deputies attempted to arrest three intoxicated men. The suspects began to struggle and kick during the arrest. During the struggle Reserve Deputy Holdefer suffered the heart attack.

Reserve Deputy Holdefer was 51 years old.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)