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Flags to Half-Staff for Perry County Officer Jeremiah Story

Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas to fly at half-staff for Perry County corrections officer Jeremiah Story, who died in the line of duty on June 22, 2022.

Governor Hutchinson release the following statement:

 

"Perry County jailer Jeremiah Story was known for his cowboy hats & big heart. Late Wednesday, he was shot & killed at the Perry County jail. His death is a loss to Arkansas & my prayers go out to his family & coworkers. I've directed flags to be flown at half-staff until June 28."

 

Governor Hutchinson's proclamation can be viewed HERE.

 

6-24-22 10:10 p.m. KAWX.ORG