Gov. Beshear orders flags to half-staff in honor of Calloway County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy killed in the line of duty

Chief Deputy Jody Cash was shot and killed in Marshall County on Monday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 21, in honor of the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy who lost his life in service to the commonwealth.

Kentucky State Police say Calloway County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jody Wayne Cash, of Murray, died Monday, May 16, after he was shot in front of the Marshall County Sheriff’s office.
According to State Police, the shooting suspect was also killed.

Cash began his law enforcement career with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and went on to serve with the Murray State University Police and the Kentucky State Police, where he retired as a sergeant before joining the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

Services for Chief Deputy Cash will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Central time at the CFSB Center at Murray State University. Interment will follow at the Murray City Cemetery.

More information about Chief Deputy Cash can be found in his obituary here.

Gov. Beshear encourages all individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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