Allen Lee "Stinger" Wallace (13540)

9/17/2007: Wallace's family reported that he was suicidal. Around 3 p.m., Deputies Martin Peppin and Darrell Schimnowski found Wallace sitting in a canvas chair at Sardis Cemetery, facing his mother's grave with a handgun at his feet. He picked up the handgun. The deputies shot him. He died with one contact gunshot wound and multiple distance gunshot wounds. Texas Ranger Rudy Flores investigated. Wallace, a retired Lufkin PD narcotics investigator, had served for 23 years.

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