Detective Chris Widner
(LCSO Facebook Page)
It is with great sadness that The Department announces the death of Detective Manuel “Chris” Widner. Detective Widner passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on the morning of August 22, 2021. Detective Widner began his career with the department on May 3, 2010, serving as a Patrol Officer and Detective. He was a member of the Department’s Honor Guard as well as a trained Hostage Negotiator.
He was loved and admired by those who served with him and lived a life of service to the citizens of Paris. Please keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time.
Arrangements are pending with Fry and Gibbs Funeral Home.