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Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Deputy’s Death on I-64

FAIRFIELD – A Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy was found dead on I-64 early Wednesday morning.

According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Sean Riley was responding to help a motorist on I-64 at 5 a.m. When another officer arrived on scene, Deputy Riley was found dead. His squad car was missing from the scene and then found abandoned on I-64.

The sheriff’s office says this is an ongoing investigation. No additional information will be released at this time.

We hope to have more details when they become available.