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Funeral Arrangements Announced for West Memphis Officers Killed During Traffic Stop

Funerals for two West Memphis police officers gunned down during a traffic stop will be held Monday. Visitation will be Sunday night.
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – Funeral arrangements have been announced for two West Memphis police officers shot to death Thursday during a traffic stop. 

Joint visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at West Memphis High School’s Lehr Arena.  The address is 503 West Broadway in West Memphis. 

The funeral for Sergeant Brandon Paudert will be at Lehr Arena Monday at 10:00 a.m.  The burial service will be private.

Officer Bill Evans’ funeral will also be at Lehr Arena on Monday.  The service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m . 

According to West Memphis Assistant Police Chief Mike Allen, the last officer funeral was in 2003.  It was held at the city’s largest church which seats around 1700 and there was not enough room.  Lehr Arena seats about 2500 people.
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