Jose DeLeon Death, Obituary – On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper made the announcement that a sheriff’s deputy from Warren County had been killed while responding to a call. The officer was on duty at the time of his death. According to a statement that was issued by the governor, Deputy Jose DeLeon, who was involved in an incident over the weekend that involved a police car, passed away over the weekend. The statement that was released later on Tuesday said that DeLeon was found inside of a burning patrol vehicle at roughly 6 o’clock on Sunday evening. The statement was released by the sheriff’s office.
When first responders arrived on the scene, the vehicle had been moved to the shoulder of the southbound lanes of United States Route 401, little over a mile outside of the town of Warrenton. After the blaze was brought under control, the medical examiner arrived at the scene and found that DeLeon had already passed away there. When the incident took place, he was reportedly in the midst of attending to an emergency call that involved a handgun. According to the statement, the incident occurred while he was in the process of responding.
DeLeon began working for the Sheriff’s Office in January 2021 and remained there until December 2022.
Deputy Jose DeLeon of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office passed away over the weekend as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident that occurred while he was on the job. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time. According to what Cooper wrote about the incident on his Twitter account, “We’re grateful for his life and for the officers who risk their lives every day to keep us secure.” Roy Carter Jr., who worked as an officer at the county’s detention center, recently passed tragically, the sheriff’s office revealed in a second devastating statement, and he was another member of the sheriff’s office.
The sheriff’s office shared an image of Carter on their Facebook page with the remark “will be greatly missed.” They also asked people to “keep his family, friends, and coworkers in your thoughts and prayers.” The sheriff’s office claimed on Tuesday that Carter had a medical issue on November 28 in the Norlina region, which is located a few minutes to the northwest of Warrenton. The Norlina location may be reached by traveling in the direction of Warrenton. Around 6:45 p.m., an ambulance transported Carter Jr. to Maria Parham Hospital, and after receiving treatment for his injuries there, he was taken to Duke Regional Hospital for further care.
The comments made by the sheriff’s office indicate that his life support was disconnected on the following Friday, which was five days after the incident, at the same location. Officer Carter Jr. had been a part of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office ever since he began his employment there in August of 2011, making him a member of the department.