Golf tournament underway in honor of fallen U.S. Marshal Josie Wells

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Josie Wells Memorial Golf Tournament is happening Friday at the Whisper Lake Golf Course in Madison.

josie wells golf tournamentThe tournament is an annual event, but was named for Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells this year.

Wells was killed by a fugitive in Louisiana while he and other officers were serving an arrest warrant.

The event started at noon.

The proceeds will go towards the Josie Wells Memorial Fund.

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