Deputy Sheriff
Timothy James Guyer
Johnson County Sheriff's Department
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Age: 49
Served: 8 months
Badge #: 41-65
Panel 31E, Line 34 (2024)
Not Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
07:45 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
5402 South County Road 700 East, Plainfield
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Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
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Burial Place:
Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin

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   Deputy Sheriff Timothy Guyer died while attending the 230th Basic Course at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield.

   After completing a mandatory physical training class during the 14th week of the 16-week training course with 172 other recruits, he was found unresponsive in the bunk of his dormitory room when he did not report for breakfast.

   Although life-saving measures were immediately initiated, those attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

   Deputy Guyer, from Trafalgar, was survived by his wife, Carri Rae (née Windhorst); son, Elijah James Guyer; daughters, Kalyn Kathleen Guyer, Lauren Elizabeth (Caden) Walker and Matalyn Grace Guyer; grandson, Jenson Guyer; brothers, Todd Raymond (Amy) Guyer and Steven Guyer; and paternal grandmother, Betty Guyer.

Historical Notes

• Deputy Sheriff Guyer is the seventh of seven Indiana line of duty deaths in 2023.
• He is the third line of duty death of the Johnson County Sheriff's Department.
• His line of duty death is the seventh that has originated from Johnson County.

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