Deputy Sheriff Sandra Wilson was shot and killed by the suspect who shot and killed Deputy Leslie Roark of the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputy Wilson was shot when she got out of her patrol car while participating in the day-long search for the suspect. Sheriff Charles Smith of the Cooper County Sheriff’s Department was shot when he ran to investigate the gunshots that killed Deputy Wilson.
The suspect was found guilty of capital murder and was executed on January 9, 2002.
Deputy Wilson was survived by her husband, son, daughter and mother.