Forestry Officer, homicide suspect dead after Burke County Shootout
By Steven Gaither, Web Producer/Digital Journalist - email
A Federal Forestry Officer and a homicide suspect are now dead after a shootout in Burke County. Authorities have confirmed that 38 year-old Troy David Whisenant killed a U.S. Forestry Ranger before being killed by police.
Whisenant was considered a suspect in the murder of his parents. Their bodies were discovered Wednesday morning.
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