Suspect in Deputy's Shooting Set for Arraignment Today

Suspect in Deputy's Shooting Set for Arraignment Today

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(Salt Lake City-- KSL TV) Capital murder charges have been filed in the shooting death of a Garfield County Sheriff's Deputy. And today one of the suspects in the case will be arraigned.

Bill Allred will face charges in the shooting death of Deputy David Jones.

Jones stopped both Allred and Earl Barnes on suspicion of drunken driving when police say Barnes pulled a gun on him and fatally shot him.

Carolyn Jones, Deputy Jones' widow, says, "Our second son is 21 today. It's his birthday. This is how he has to live for the rest of his life to remember his father."

Officers say Jones was wearing a microphone when he pulled over the two suspects. The tape reveals Jones asked Barnes to drop their gun three times, then shots went off, killing the deputy.

Earl Barnes could face the death penalty if convicted of the crime. He is scheduled to be arraigned after recovering from a gunshot wound inflicted in the incident.

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