Services held for 1 of 2 officers killed in south Georgia

| December 12, 2016

AMERICUS, Ga. (WCTV) – Funeral services for one of two south Georgia police officers killed in the line of duty were held Sunday.

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

The Macon Telegraph reports Smarr’s funeral was set for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Southwestern State University Storm Dome.

Pastor Ricky Smarr and Americus Police Chief Mark Scott officiated, and burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery

Services are pending for Smith.

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

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