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Press Release

Statement of U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons on the Passing of Hughes County Chief Deputy Sheriff Lee Weber

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota
Hughes County Chief Deputy Sheriff Lee Weber

"Lee Weber led a hero’s life and he died a hero’s death.  He was a guardian in the highest and truest sense.  He devoted his life to protecting his family, protecting his community, and protecting his country.  Our nation and our state owe him an incalculable debt of gratitude.  The men and women of the United States Department of Justice stand shoulder to shoulder with Wendy, their beautiful children, and our entire law enforcement family, as we honor the life of Lee Weber and mourn this tragic loss."

Updated July 15, 2020