13 years ago today: Montgomery County Cpl. Eric Sutphin killed during manhunt
William Morva killed Sutphin, a hospital security guard while trying to escape
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Wednesday marks 13 years to the day since Montgomery County Cpl. Eric Sutphin was killed during a manhunt.
In 2006, William Morva escaped while being treated at the hospital and shot and killed security guard Derrick McFarland.
He then became the subject of a massive manhunt along the Huckleberry Trail.
Sutphin was killed while trying to take down Morva.
Sutphin left behind a wife and twin daughters.
Morva was executed for his crimes on July 6, 2017.
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