Deputy Sheriff Brett Hawkins suffered a fatal heart attack following an emergency response.
The call involved a frantic subject and a subsequent search of the home and large surrounding area. He suffered the heart attack several hours after returning following his shift.
Deputy Hawkins had served with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office for three years. He had previously served with the Bethany Police Department and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife, daughter, three sons, mother, and three siblings.