Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office E.O.W. May 1, 2017

Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office E.O.W. May 1, 2017

10/11/2017

 

Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge

Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office

E.O.W. May 1, 2017

 

 

Deputy Sheriffs Mark Burbridge and Pat Morgan were shot at the Pottawattamie County Jail in Council Bluffs as they returned two inmates after a court appearance. Deputy Sheriff Burbridge was killed and Deputy Sheriff Morgan was injured. One of the inmates used a concealed key to remove his shackles then obtained a firearm from the van and shot both deputies. He then stole the van and fled from the jail. He attempted to carjack a citizen and shot him. He then abducted another citizen and forced her to drive him from the scene in her vehicle. After pleading guilty to first-degree murder, Wesley Correa-Carmenaty was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 50 years.

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