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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Tennessee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

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

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.

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Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Contact: 
Rachelle Barnes Public Information Officer (865) 545-4167
Updated February 2, 2021