August 18, 2011
The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for the arrest of former deputy William Thompson on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, as part of the continuing investigation into the suicide of inmate William Goetzee.
The investigation determined that Thompson left his assigned duty post and falsified records that he was required to maintain.
Thompson is charged with violation of Louisiana Revised Statute 14:134 relative to Malfeasance in Office and 14:132 relative to Injuring Public Records.
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