Monday, January 9

DEATH OBITUARY : Mark Burbridge , Pottawattamie County deputy killed by escaped convict identified

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) -- The Pottawattamie County deputy killed by an escaped convict has been identified as Mark Burbridge. Deputy Burbridge is a 12-year veteran of the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Pat Morgan, a 10 year veteran, was also shot. He is now in stable condition at an Omaha hospital.

He was a deputy with 12-years experience. He was 43-years-old. He was a father. Today, he lost his life in the line of duty at the hands of an inmate. Rest In Peace, Deputy Burbridge.

Another officer, Deputy Pat Morgan, 59, is in stable condition at an Omaha hospital after police say he was shot in his lower torso area by Correa-Carmenaty Monday.

LCSO is sending our deepest condolences and prayers to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office (Iowa) and family/friends of DeputyMark Burbridge, a 12 year veteran.
Deputies Mark Burbridge and Pat Morgan were shot this morning following a prisoner transport from the Pottawattamie County Courthouse to the Pottawattamie County Jail.
As the deputies began to transfer the prisoners into the jail, the suspected assaulted and shot both deputies. Deputy Burbridge was killed on scene and Deputy Morgan being treated for his injuries.
LCSO would also wish Deputy Morgan a speedy and healthy recovery.
Deputy Burbridge made the ultimate sacrifice and his bravery will never be forgotten. #NeverForget #LODD #ODMP

People are paying tribute on social media.
My Heart is heavy today, Mark Burbridge and his family Welcomed us to Denison,Befriended us and even took care of our oldest daughters while we went to the hospital to have our little Jaydan.
He would tease me like a brother, and i would dish it back RIP brother.

Deputy Mark Burbridge was killed today by an animal disguised as a human. RIP Deputy Burbridge. My prayers go out to your dear Wife and Family. May they be comforted some how.

His name was Mark Burbridge. He was a deputy with 12-years experience. He was 43-years-old. He was a father. Today, he lost his life in the line of duty at the hands of an inmate. Rest In Peace, Deputy Burbridge. Sending love to your family and friends tonight.

Kimberly Wessels Sending my thoughts & prayers to his wife, children, family & coworkers during this sad time. May he rest in peace & may God comfort all those who are grieving his loss

Bev Pippin Sending love and Prayers for strength and comfort at this most sad and difficult time to Deputy Mark Burbridge's family, friends and his law enforcement family. Deputy Burbridge you died a hero today, thank you for your service.....EOW 05/01/2017...........

Dawn Williamson So senseless!! Thank you for your service, sir! Now may you rest in peace. And may the angels carry you to paradise and watch over and protect your family and your other brothers in service!! ((HUGS)) 🙏🙏🚔

Kathy Wheeldon My deepest sympathies to the whole law enforcement community. I'm sure you all feel this loss, whether or not you knew Deputy Burbridge personally. Please know that we are all with you, and cannot ever thank you enough for the job you do on our behalf, every single day. God bless.

Mari Ramirez Hate that a scumbag took this kind officer..so shameful but an eye for an eye applies here I think😔may God keep him by his side 🙏🏻

Janet Olsen Thoughts and prayers to their Deputy, his family, and his law enforcement family! We love and support you! RIP Deputy Burbridge

Joel Phillips I remember helping him at Home Depot, and thanking him for putting his life on the line. Rest easy Deputy, we have the watch.

Gina Selman OH my goodness..... RIP officer Burbridge. Thank you for your courageous service. My prayers for his family and his brothers in blue as well!

Jason Reitz RIP dude and thank you for your service..God bless you and your family. And that scumbag will be facing judgement day very soon I hope.

Heather Toledo Prayers to all involved. Blue you will always have my support 💯! These heartless criminals should be taken out. I'm so heart broken for the friends and family

Brett Buch Rest Peacefully! Please people, stop this madness of killing. Not only those that enforce our laws but everyone. Respect life. 🙏

Katie Pankowski Opheim I work with his wife. My heart is sad because of this horrific loss. For Marks family, friends and co-workers, Prayers for strength, and Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Brad Droste RIP Mark! It takes a real special person to devote your life to the profession you chose! It's sad some thug took it away! 
Prayers to your family!

Virginia Ulanowski Such a sad day. RIP Officer . Thank you for your service. Prayers for your family and all officers suffering in this loss. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽💕💕💕😩😩😡

Connie Meyer Neisius Prayers for the family of Deputy Burbridge and the Pottawattamie Sheriffs Dept. It is a sad day for Council Bluffs and Omaha! Another officer lost in the line of duty! Prayers also for the other officer who was injured and his family!

Tom Linda DeBar So very sad and prayers to his family. Prayers to all law officers and their families. Rest In Peace mark. Thank you for your service

Julia Anderson That sad it made me cry all he was doi was his job to take care of his family know some dushbag took away some one son and husband and father god i send prayers to his family god rest his soul

Trudy Edner I can't find the words to express all of my feelings. I send out my sincere thoughts and prayers to the family of officer Burbridge. I hope they just put the perpetrator on death row and save the money to try him for the murder of this man and the wounding of two others

Brian Mickelson Praying for the family and fellow Officers of Deputy Burbridge, who gave the ultimate sacrifice serving his community, Rest in the Arms of the Lord 🙏🏻

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