Funeral for slain GSW officer set for Wednesday

Funeral services for a Georgia Southwestern State University campus police officer killed in the line of duty are planned for Wednesday.

Jody Smith was responding to a domestic dispute Wednesday when he and Americus police officer Nicholas Ryan Smarr were fired on.

Smith’s funeral is planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Georgia Southwestern State University Storm Dome. Followed by a campus tribute at 11:45 a.m. at the corner of Glessner Street and GSW State University Drive.

Services for Smarr were held on Sunday.

Suspected shooter Minguell Lembrick was found dead Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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