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Statement By U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey On The Deadly Shooting Of FBI Special Agents In Florida

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – United States Attorney J. Douglas Overbey, along with Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson and FBI Director Christopher Wray, mourn the loss of the two FBI Special Agents who died in the line of duty today in Sunrise, Florida.

“Our office stands together with our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners and mourns the loss of these two heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Our office sends our deepest condolences to their families, and we pray for a speedy recovery for the officers who were injured during the incident,” said U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey.



Rachelle Barnes
Public Information Officer
(865) 545-4167

Updated February 2, 2021

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