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Three officers placed on leave

Names of officers remain withheld

HATTON – Three Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been placed on administrative leave in connection with shooting death of a suspect Sunday, June 25.

According to Sheriff Dale Wagner, two road deputies and a sergeant were placed on leave following the death of Ramon O. Morfin, 29, of Warden.

The names of the officers involved in the shooting have yet to be released publicly, Grant County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Kyle Foreman said. An Othello police officer was also involved.

Morfin was shot and killed by the law enforcement officers at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25, near the inter...


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