For Immediate Release
July 22, 2008
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
TRUST FUND SET UP FOR SLAIN OKALOOSA COUNTY DEPUTY
Deputy Sheriff Anthony "Tony" Forgione
A trust fund has been set up for the family of slain Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Forgione. Deputy Forgione was shot and killed early Tuesday morning while entering a home at 331 Plymouth Avenue in Fort Walton Beach along with other members of the agency’s Special Response Team.
Deputy Forgione, who had been with the Sheriff’s Office for nearly three years, leaves behind a wife and two young daughters.
Citizens can make donations to the Deputy Anthony Forgione Benefit Account at any branch of Beach Community Bank.
Sheriff Charlie Morris and the other employees at the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office appreciate the outpouring of support for Deputy Forgione’s family and other OCSO officers that is coming in from residents here and from across the state.
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