El oficial fue identificado como el oficial de patrulla Savanna Puckett, de 22 años., who had been with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office for four years
, a declaración from the agency said
After Puckett did not report to her assigned shift for roll call Sunday afternoon, a deputy went to her residence in the city of Springfield and found her home ablaze, la declaración decía.
The responding deputy “attempted to make entry into the home” pero fue “unable due to the extent of the fire,” la declaración decía.
After the fire department arrived and entered the home, Puckett was found shot and pronounced dead at the scene, la declaración decía.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate, la oficina del alguacil dijo.
“Words cannot express the sadness and grief that Savanna’s family and her Sheriff’s Office family are facing right now,” Sheriff Michael Van Dyke said. “This is a tragedy that we are processing minute by minute. Please keep Savanna, su familia, and the Sheriff’s Office in your thoughts and prayers.”
Robertson County is located north of Nashville along the Tennessee-Kentucky border.