Deputy Sheriff Sherri Jones: Bowie County S.O. Texas.
Deputy Sherri Jones was shot and killed in the basement of the Bowie County Courthouse while preparing to transport a prisoner at approximately 2:30 pm.
She was moving the prisoner from a courtroom to a transport van to transport him to a state facility when he attacked her. The inmate overpowered her, took her gun, and fatally shot her. He then stole the transport van and fled to Arkansas where he was taken into custody.
Deputy Jones had served with the Bowie County Sheriff's Department for six years.
Deputy Sheriff Sherri Jones | Bowie County Sheriff's Department, Texas