RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — The funeral procession Monday for an japanese Indiana police officer who died after being shot within the head throughout a visitors cease will comply with U.S. 40 to Indianapolis, her division stated.
The funeral for Officer Seara Burton, 28, might be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Richmond Excessive Faculty. Following the funeral, the procession will carry her physique to Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, the place she might be interred in a piece devoted to public security heroes.
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The procession will go from the highschool on native streets to pause in entrance of the Richmond Police Division for Burton’s ultimate name, then proceed below a Garrison Flag in Richmond earlier than reaching U.S. 40 for the roughly 65-mile (105-kilometer) journey west to Indianapolis.
A public viewing might be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday on the Richmond Municipal Constructing.
The four-year veteran of the division in Richmond was critically wounded within the Aug. 10 taking pictures. She was moved to hospice care, two days after she was faraway from life help on Sept. 1 at a hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
Prosecutors have charged Phillip Matthew Lee, 47, with three counts of tried homicide, three drug possession counts for methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin and possession of a firearm by a severe violent felon. He has pleaded not responsible.
Authorities have stated officers stopped Lee and known as Burton to help together with her police canine. The canine indicated the attainable presence of narcotics. Courtroom paperwork say that whereas officers have been talking with the rider, he pulled out a gun and opened fireplace towards the officers, taking pictures Burton. Different officers returned fireplace and he ran away. Lee was apprehended following a quick foot chase.
No different officers have been shot.
Lee was handled for gunshot wounds, police stated.