It wasn't a murder after all. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill E. Waybourn says the death of one of his deputies in Ft. Worth on Friday wasn't a homicide. But he says it was still a tragedy. "Sgt Keith Shepard did not die at the hands of a criminal. The medical examiner said he had a medical emergency in that parking area. The blood came when he fell and hit his head before struggling to get back into his car."
Witnesses who found Sergeant Shepard originally thought he was shot in the head - because of the blood. Witness who found Sergeant Shepard originally thought he was shot in the head. Shepard was a 19-year law enforcement veteran.