Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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03/11/2014

IZARD COUNTY DEPUTY FOUND DEAD IN HOME

Izard County Sheriff’s Deputy J.T. Baker was found dead in his home in Melbourne Monday night from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that forty year old Baker had worked for the Izard County Sheriff’s Department since October 2005, most recently as a sergeant in the investigative division.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, March 11, 2014, POC: Sheriff Lawrence, 8703684203