Flags in KY to be lowered Saturday in honor of Calloway County chief deputy killed in Marshall County

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(KBSI) – Flags at all state buildings in Kentucky will be lowered to half-staff Saturday in honor of the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy who lost his life in service.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear ordered flags to be lowered from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, May 21, in honor Calloway County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jody Wayne Cash of Murray was shot and killed in Marshall County on Monday, May 16.

Cash began his law enforcement career with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and went on to serve with the Murray State University Police and the Kentucky State Police, where he retired as a sergeant before joining the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

Services for Chief Deputy Cash will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the CFSB Center at Murray State University. Interment will follow at the Murray City Cemetery.

Chief Deputy Cash leaves behind his parents, wife, son, and step daughter. Tap here to read the full obituary.

Gov. Beshear encourages all individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute. Tap here to see additional flag status information.

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