Longtime Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Passes Away

4/23/18 – 3:00 P.M.
4/24/18 – 5:07 A.M. (Update)

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is morning the loss of one of its own. Sheriff Mike Heldman says Deputy Barry Turner passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday morning. Turner had worked for the sheriff’s office for more than 20 years. He was the deputy of the year in 2008 and 2012.

Heldman says Turner often patrolled school zones in the morning hours to keep kids safe.

Turner is survived by his wife and two daughters.