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Marty Joe Lewis
Courtesy of Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Iredell County Sheriff’s Deputy Passes Away Following Medical Incident While On Duty

On Friday (October 7) the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office announced the death of Deputy Marty Joe Lewis. Deputy Lewis was on duty Friday serving the staff and students of Scotts Elementary School as a Resource Officer when he experienced a critical medical incident.

School Staff members, members of the Iredell County Rescue Squad, and various volunteer fire department personnel, along with Iredell County EMS personnel, performed CPR on Marty. Deputy Lewis was a 20-year veteran of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. According to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Lewis was dedicated to and loved working with the staff at students at Scotts Elementary School.