Deputy dies after falling and injuring his head

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner confirmed Saturday that Shepherd died as the result of a fall where he injured his head during a medical emergency in the sheriff's parking lot, Sheriff Bill E. Waybourn said. "He was able to recover somewhat from that long enough to get into his car, where he passed away. Medical examiners believe that he had a pulmonary embolism and some blood clots that [ended] his life."
Published: 5:05 PM CDT June 15, 2019
Updated: 5:05 PM CDT June 15, 2019