11/28/2005

Ofc. Odel Fite, One of Two Mississippi officers killed

Officer Down: Odel Fite - [Wiggins, Mississippi]

Biographical Info

Age: 48

Additional Info:  Officer Odel Fite had been with the Wiggins Police Department for twenty-four years. He leaves behind a wife, three children, and four grandchildren.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Officer Fite was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Date of Incident: November 27, 2005


www.hattiesburgamerican.com

Miss.-- A Forrest County man was charged with two counts of capital murder today in connection with the Sunday night slaying of two Wiggins police officers.

Ronald Husband, 46, of the Maxie community, was charged in the deaths of Officers Odell Fite, 48, and Brandon Breland, 23. They were gunned down Sunday night while responding to a domestic disturbance call on First Street in Wiggins.

"I am 99 percent sure he is the suspect who did the shooting last night," Wiggins Police Chief Buddy Bell said of Husband.

For full story, visit: Two Mississippi Officers Killed

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