Lasting Legacy: Remembering CMPD Officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton

Lasting Legacy: CMPD Officers Clark & Shelton

CMPD Officers Clark and Shelton Scholarship Winner

Officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark were just 35 and 34, respectively, when they were killed. It is fitting that part of their lasting legacy impacts the next generation, through a memorial scholarship. It's offered to students who want to pursue a career in law enforcement. WCCB Charlotte's Marvin Beach reports.

10 Years Later: Jennifer Shelton on Jeff Shelton's Legacy

A friend of fallen CMPD Officer Jeff Shelton told WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty, "One of the most painful things for survivors is that people forget." We have not forgotten. Jeff's widow Jennifer tells us what she hopes is Jeff's lasting legacy.

The Affidavit

From drinking alcohol to listening to violent suggestive music, an affidavit reveals more about what police say the man accused of murdering two CMPD officers did moments before the shooting.

The Trial Begins

Demeatrius Montgomery almost stopped things before they started by refusing to leave his jail cell, until his aunt finally convinced him to walk into the courtroom.

The Evidence

Another emotional day at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse.


A shorter session today in the Demeatrius Montgomery trial, as only one expert testified about the results of DNA testing, but it's what he couldn't find on the alleged murder weapon that got the most interest.

The Widows Speak

It was an emotional day at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse as the murdered officers' widows took the stand.

The Verdict

28-year-old Demeatrius Montgomery will spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing Officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton back in 2007.

Lasting Legacy: 10 Years On. Remembering officers Jeff Shelton and Sean Clark

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