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Deputy Sheriff Shannon Eric “Shane” Lang, Sr.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 2023

Deputy Sheriff Shane Lang suffered a fatal heart attack after removing heavy tree branches from Highway 156 in New Hope, Tennessee.

After clearing the highway, he began to feel ill. The following morning, while on his way to a call, he felt worse and went to Parkridge West Hospital in Jasper, where he suffered a cardiac arrest and could not be revived.

Deputy Lang had served with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department for nine years and previously served with the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida State Department of Corrections. He is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters, two brothers, two sisters, and eight grandchildren.

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