Services for 1 of the 2 officers killed in south Georgia

AMERICUS, Georgia. – The funeral of one of the two south Georgia police officers killed in the line of duty are scheduled for Sunday.

Americus police officer Nicholas Ryan Smarr was answering a domestic dispute Wednesday when he and Georgia Southwestern State University campus police officer Jan Smith were fired on.

The Macon Telegraph ( reports Smarr the funeral is scheduled for 2 pm, Sunday in the Southwest of the Georgia State University Storm Dome. Pastor Ricky Smarr and Americus Police Chief Mark Scott officiating. The burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Services are pending for Smith.

Minquell Lembrick, the suspect in the shooting, was found dead Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.


This story has been corrected on the spelling of Lembrick the first name.


Information from: The Macon Telegraph,

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