Law Enforcement News

Killed Utah police officer was working to pay off medical bills


 

Douglas Barney / CBS AFFILIATE KUTV

Douglas Barney / CBS AFFILIATE KUTV

Unified police officer Douglas Scott Barney, 44, had been on the force 18 years when police say he encountered Cory Lee Henderson, 31, Sunday morning in residential area near a church in the suburb of Holladay, about 8 miles southeast of downtown Salt Lake City.

Barney found Henderson nearby and the officer was shot in the head. Barney died hours later at a hospital.

Continue Reading