DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Trooper Justin R. Schaffer has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Rest in peace Trooper Justin Schaffer. He was killed in the line of duty tonight. Sincerest condolences to his wife, his parents, and his many loved ones and colleagues. https://twitter.com/wastatepatrol/status/1242647142772035584 …
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, who died in the line of duty today. Justin passed away at the age of 28 after serving 7 years with WSP. This is a time of enormous grief for our agency, family and the community he served. pic.twitter.com/9YV6SgJUgN
— WA State Patrol (@wastatepatrol) March 25, 2020